Posts Tagged ‘montreal’

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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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?

Leonard Cohen – You’re Our Man

May 18, 2009

To honour Leonard Cohen’s 75th birthday, the Foundation for Public Poetry/Fondation Poésie Publique is organizing:

An evening of The Poetry of Leonard Cohen with Reflections from Montreal Poets

  • We currently seek volunteers willing to help plan this fundraising event for the Foundation’s Poet-In-Residence program.
  • Experience in event coordination, marketing, and fundraising is preferred, but not imperative.

Contact J.J.(Jack) Locke at <publicpoetry@gmail.com> .