TWP Weekly Writing Post 2015 March 1-8 Edition

The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM 2015 March 1-8 Edition Welcome to The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM! We provide you with a free weekly newsletter filled with notices about contests, events, conferences, and other information that might be useful or of great interest to writers of all leanings. Meanwhile, calls for submission to literary…

Three Poems by Laura Minning

t h e   p r o t a g o n i s t I am a beacon of hope, on a wet and rainy day. While forming a shelter from heaven’s tears and clouds subject to decay. I am always on hand, where ever droplets can be found, so take me for granted because…

Featured Writer: Anca Mihaela Bruma

  Anca Mihaela Bruma – Short Bio  My name is Anca Mihaela Bruma, I am Romanian living in Dubai/UAE. My love for poetry started when I was just 9 years old, when I registered myself to some creative poetry writing group. It was a turning point for me as I started to discover the mysteries…

Laurie Brinklow featured reader at Haviland Club Open Mic Nov. 12

Laurie Brinklow featured reader at Haviland Club Open Mic Nov. 12 Host Dianne Hicks Morrow, PEI poet laureate, invites readers and listeners to the 2nd Open Mic event at the Haviland Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 12. Readers can sign up at 7 p.m. to read their poetry or prose for anywhere from two minutes…

PEI POET OF THE OIL PATCH – JUNE 5

Winter’s Tales Author Reading Series Contact: Dr. Richard Lemm – 566-0389, rlemm@upei.ca  PEI’s newest published poet, Mathew Henderson, will launch his first book, The Lease, on Wednesday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the UPEI Faculty Lounge, Main Building. His reading is sponsored by the UPEI English Department with support from The Canada Council for…

Poetry Open Mic Night

Back by popular demand! Celebrate Poetry Month at the Library… Poetry comes alive when it is spoken and when it is heard. Share your love of poetry by reading before a live audience Thur., April 25, 7:00 p.m. at Confederation Centre Public Library. Not interested in speaking?  Feel free to come along and listen. Please…

J.J. Steinfeld to launch 2nd poetry collection

Award-winning fiction writer, playwright, and poet J. J. Steinfeld will be launching his 13thbook, and second poetry collection, Misshapenness (Ekstasis Editions), at the Confederation Centre Public Library on Sunday, February 21, 2010, at 2:00 pm. All poetry lovers are invited to come in from the mid-winter cold and hear J. J. read some “hot” — or…

Winter’s Tales Author Reading Series Presents ANNE COMPTON AT UPEI

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000003840 StartFragment:0000000468 EndFragment:0000003823 Winter’s Tales Author Reading Series Contact: Dr. Richard Lemm – 566-0389, rlemm@upei.ca ANNE COMPTON AT UPEI Award-winning poet Anne Compton returns to her native PEI to read from her new book, Asking Questions Indoors and Out, on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:30 in the UPEI Faculty Lounge, Main Building. Her…

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…