Book Launch with Poet Laureate, Hugh MacDonald

Book Launch with Poet Laureate, Hugh MacDonald this is a Lovesong Travel through a season, a year, or a lifetime with Poet Laureate, Hugh Macdonald, to places that are familiar to all of us with the people we know, as he shows us a series of scenes and snapshots of the human condition in his…

Have Poems, Will Travel

Have Poems, Will Travel Thursday April 7 at 7:00 pm April is national poetry month.  Join PEI Poet Laureate Hugh MacDonald who will share some of his favorite “Random Acts of Poetry” with us.  Got some poems in your pocket… why not share them with Hugh and the audience.  READ THEM OUT LOUD, for the…

A CELEBRATION OF WORDS TO FIRE THE SPIRIT: Victoria Literary Festival

A CELEBRATION OF WORDS TO FIRE THE SPIRIT! In just two week’s time, the village of Victoria By the Sea is to be host to Prince Edward Island’s first ever literary festival on the South Shore! It will be a summer celebration of poetry and storytelling, featuring all three of Prince Edward Island’s poet laureates: David Helwig,…

GALA BOOK LAUNCH & POETRY CELEBRATION

A gala book launch and poetry celebration will be held on Saturday, May 8, at 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Haviland Club, at Haviland and Water Streets in Charlottetown, The gala is sponsored by the UPEI English Department and PEI Writers’ Guild. The evening features new books by Island authors Richard Lemm and David Helwig, a…

The Craft of Poetry or Nothing but the Poem

The Craft of Poetry or Nothing but the Poem at Confederation Centre Public Library Thursday February 4, 2010 at 7:00 pm Fancy a poetry chat…  the Craft of Poetry or Nothing but the Poem  is a relaxed and informal way to meet and discuss poems moderated by Hugh MacDonald, PEI’s recently inaugurated  poet laureate.  We…

POET LAUREATE APPOINTMENT

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — Hon. Carolyn Bertram, Minister of Communities, Cultural Affairs and Labour, has announced the appointment of poet, editor and novelist Hugh MacDonald of Brudenell as the new poet laureate for Prince Edward Island. With nine books to his credit as author and editor, Hugh MacDonald is perhaps best known to Islanders through his…

Put Poetry on Your Wall

11 x 17 broadsheets of original poems by  Brian Bartlett, David Hickey, Hugh MacDonald and Richard Lemm will be available for sale @$5 each at the readings at Confederation Art Gallery on March 5th and March 24th.  The total price goes to support the League of Canadian Poets.  Original poems contributed for this cause combine with…