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Poet Laureate Program

Poetry at the Manor Event at Willistead Manor, 2014
The City of Windsor's poet laureate program aims to promote poetry to a wide and appreciative audience, while strengthening the public's relationship to literature. The program helps celebrate poetry, writing and the contribution of poets to the cultural life of our community.

City of Windsor Poets Laureate 

Upcoming Poet Laureate Events:

Poetry at the Manor Vol. 5

Date, Time, Location: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Willistead Manor. 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Admission: Free. Limited seating. First-come, first-seated.

Featured Poets Laureate: Marty Gervais (Windsor, Ontario); Laurence Hutchman (North York, Ontario); Kim Fahner (Sudbury, Ontario); John B. Lee (Brantford and Norfolk County, Ontario); Deirdre Kessler (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island); and Tom Cull (London, Ontario).

Also featuring: A reading from the Windsor125 Signature Project "A Group of Seven" poets.

Includes: Desserts, refreshments, book sales and signings.

Past Poet Laureate Event:

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 the City of Windsor and Windsor’s Poet Laureate Marty Gervais presented Poetry at the Manor Vol. 4. - the free, fourth annual event of its kind at historic Willistead Manor. Stay tuned for information for next year.



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