Wednesday, October 24, 2012

An Evening with Parliamentary Poet Laureate Fred Wah

Tonight come join us at the new University of Waterloo Stratford Campus for an evening of poetry and discussion with award-winning poet and essayist, Fred Wah. The talk's theme is ‘Readings and discussions about Canadian poetry, creativity and where it all fits in our everyday life.’

Canada’s fifth poet to hold the office of Canadian Poet Laureate, Mr. Wah’s honours include :

  • winning the Governor General’s Award for poetry
  • international recognition for his work
  • past president of the Writers’ Union of Canada
  • a distinguished writer and professor emeritus at the University of Calgary, he also teaches at the Banff Centre for the Arts.

October 24, 7pm, Admission is free. All are welcome. 

If you can't make it tonight, Wah wil lbe at the Queen's Bakery in Blyth on October 25 at 7:30pm.
The tour is spearheaded by the Foundation for Education and the Huron Arts and Heritage Network with support from partners like the Stratford Waterloo Campus and the Stratford Public Library.

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