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The Frank (F.R.) Scott Poetry Project

April 22, 2018

April 21, 2018 – After a long hiatus, Public Poetry is back. And we are planning a Frank Scott Poetry Day for October 15, 2018.

F.R. Scott(1899-1985)  was a Canadian poet, lawyer, Dean of law, civil libertarian, social democrat, and humanitarian.

More details about this event will follow below as details become confirmed.

If you desire more information, please contact <publicpoetry@gmail.com>

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Scheier offers Writing Creatively About Grief course(Ryerson)

March 14, 2012

CWWR 530 Writing Creatively About Grief
Course series
Communication & Design Program Area

Students will learn techniques, methods, and devices for writing evocative creative non-fiction (e.g., memoir, personal essay) and poetry on loss and grief. Through the reading and writing of non-fiction and poetry, we will work towards making our experiences of grief speak to others. Subject matter is not limited to the death of a loved one, but can include, for example, a divorce/break up or losing a part of a person through injury or illness.

Note: Instructor: Jacob Scheier.
For more info:
Creative Writing About Grief

Montreal International Poetry Prize Announced

December 16, 2011

The $50,000 Montreal International Poetry Prize has been announced.
Congrats to Australian Mark Tredinnick for his poem: Walking Underwater. And congrats to the organizers.
http://montrealprize.com/competition/2011-montreal-prize-winner/
Walking Underwater is not my cup of tea, but who am I to judge?
What are your thoughts about the Prize or the poem?