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A Poet's Walk
Sat Jun 4 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

A Poet's Walk Live in the Moment Join poet and novelist Barry Dempster as he takes you deep into the immediacy of your senses. Get to know yourself better, enjoy the sights and sounds, and come back for some writing & sharing expercises. Bring...

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Barry reading from "Disturbing the Buddha" at Harbourfront
Wed May 25 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Mark Your Calendars! BRICK BOOKS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30PM Author appearance: IFOA Weekly Lakeside Terrace 235 Queens Quay West Toronto Toronto M5J 2G8 Cost: FREE Join us in celebrating Brick Books’ 40th Anniversa...

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POETRY CELEBRATION GALA
Sat Apr 9 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH Barry is hosting the 12th Annual Poetry Gala Saturday April 9th 1pm to 4pm at The Richmond Hill Public Library Major Mackenzie and Yonge St. (south-west corner)   This year’s poets are: Poet Laureate...

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OUTSIDE WORLD "Ontario Trillium Award" Finalist
Wed May 21 / 10:00am - Mon Jun 30 / 11:00pm

The shortlist for the 2014 Trillium Book Award has been announced AND BARRY'S NEW NOVEL, "THE OUTSIDE WORLD" IS A FINALIST!  The announcement of the winners will take place on June 17, 2014; please re-visit this page at that time to discover w...

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10th Annual Poetry Month Gala
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

In the month of April, Richmond Hill Public Library will be joining libraries across Canada in celebration of poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture.  Our celebration of Canadian Poetry will take place on Saturday, April 19 at the Centra...

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ANN SHIN READS AT 10TH ANNUAL POETRY GALA
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ann Shin is a writer and filmmaker based in Toronto whose work has been published and screened around the world. Her most recent book of poetry, The Family China, won the 2013 Anne Green Award. Her latest documentary, The Defector won several awards...

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Barry Dempster Reads at 10th Annual Poetry Month Gala
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Barry Dempster, twice nominated for the Governor General’s Award, is the author of 16 collections of poetry. In 2010, he was a finalist for the Ontario Premiers Award for Excellence in the Arts. His second novel, The Outside World, was publishe...

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Elizabeth Green Reads atg 10th Annual Poetry Gala
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Elizabeth Greene has published two collections of poetry, with a third, Understories, poised to enter the world this spring. She edited and contributed to the award-winning We Who Can Fly: Poems, Essays and Memories in Honour of Adele Wiseman. Two of...

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Jeramy Dodds Reads at 10th Annual Poetry Gala
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Jeramy Dodds's first collection, Crabwise to the Hounds (Coach House Books, 2008), won the Trillium Book Award for poetry and was nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize. His English translation of The Poetic Edda will be published later this year. T...

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Kimmy Beach at 10th Annual Poetry Gala
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Kimmy Beach's fifth book, The Last Temptation of Bond (The University of Alberta Press), was featured on The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers, and was chosen as one of the top five poetry books of the year in Quill & Quire's 2013 Readers' Poll. K...

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PAUL VERMEERSCH READS AT 10TH ANNUAL POETRY GALA
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Paul Vermeersch's fifth collection of poetry Don't Let It End Like This Tell Them I Said Something will be published by ECW Press in 2014. His previous books have been finalists for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the Trillium Bo...

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PAUL VERMEERSCH READS AT 10TH ANNUAL POETRY GALA
Sat Apr 19 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Paul Vermeersch's fifth collection of poetry Don't Let It End Like This Tell Them I Said Something will be published by ECW Press in 2014. His previous books have been finalists for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the Trillium Book Award. He...

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FOEGL AUTHOR READING
Wed Jan 22 / 7:30pm - Tue Jan 22 / 9:00pm

Friends of the East Gwillimbury Library will present poet, novelist, short-story writer BARRY DEMPSTER Wednesday January 22, 2014 reading from his new novel "The Outside World" and his new book of poetry "Invisible Dogs". East Gwillimbury Civ...

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FOEGL AUTHOR READING
Wed Jan 22 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of the East Gwillimbury Library will present poet, novelist, short story writer  BARRY DEMPSTER Wednesday January 22nd, 2014 starting at 7:30 East Gwillimbury Civic Centre, Sharon, Ontario (next to the Sharon Temple) Barry will be r...

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HALIFAX LAUNCH FOR INVISIBLE DOGS
Fri Oct 4 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Book Launch with Barry Dempster and Don Domanski  Barry Dempster and Don Domanski launch new collections of poetry, Invisible Dogs and Bite and Down Little Whisper .  Location:   Writer's Federatio...

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LAUNCH: Invisible Dogs by Barry Dempster
Thu Sep 19 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Brick Books invites you to celebrate the launch of   Invisible Dogs by Barry Dempster   Bite Down Little Whisper by Don Domanski   Thursday, September 19th   6 - 8 p.m.   Ben McNally Books 366 Bay Street...

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BARRY READING AT GRIT LIT
Sun Apr 1 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Festival Finale at Lit Live Homegrown Hamilton - Skydragon Centre: April 01, 2012 from 07:30PM until 10:00PM Barry Dempster, Susan Evans Shaw, Chris Banks, Stuart Ross, Amanda Jernigan, and Trevor Smith show the range of the gritLIT festival in a...

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WRITING WORKSHOP with Barry Dempster
Tue Feb 7 / 7:00am - Tue Apr 17 / 9:00pm

COURSE IS FULL!  The Holistic Imagination: Writing with Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit 10 week intensive creative writing program with Barry Dempster February 7 to April 17th, 2012 7pm to 9:30 pm Writing that doesn’t use the best of us...

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Writer's Community of York Region Workshop and Luncheon
Sun Dec 11 / 12:15pm - 4:00pm

We are privileged to have acclaimed poet and author, Barry Dempster, as our speaker. Barry will be leading a writing workshop, so we’re planning on changing up our schedule a bit to provide more time for writing. Focus: A workshop on the powe...

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BEST CANADIAN POETRY READING SERIES
Mon Dec 5 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Best Canadian Poetry in English- readings from the 2011 anthology Julie Cameron Gray Barry Dempster Sandra Lambert David Seymour [730 p.m. - 10 p.m.] Rowers Pub Reading Series (.com) Harbord House  150 Harbord St.   Toronto, (Sout...

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Pivot Reading at Press Club
Wed Nov 30 / 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Where The Press Club 850 Dundas Street West Toronto, ON M6J 1V5 Details Well, we’re wonderfully worked up to welcome two Wolask and Wynn writers to the Press Club stage along with a fantastic fictioneer! Whet your whistle and woop the word...

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Sage Hill - Spring Colloquium Deadline MARCH 10TH
Fri May 6 - Fri May 20

An intensive two-week working and critiquing retreat with Barry Dempster. There will also be a 'wired' follow-up. Each poet will have a publishing record, and will wish to develop his/her craft and tune a manuscript. The pastoral environment provides...

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6th ANNUAL RICHMOND HILL POETRY GALA
Sat Apr 16 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH AT THE 6TH ANNUAL RICHMOND HILL POETRY GALA hosted by The Richmond Hill Public Library and Barry Dempster. SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH FROM 1:30 PM TO 4:30 PM This year's poets include: Ken Babstock, Karen Connelly, Barry...

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YELLOW DOG TAVERN READING
Mon Mar 14 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

BARRY DEMPSTER AND MEIRA COOK READING Presented by The Manitoba Writers' Guild Tickets: $10 or Series Pass Yellow Dog Tavern, 386 Donald next to the Carnegie Deli and start at 7:30 PM. Meira Cook has published three books of poetry and a book of...

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VERSeFest Reading - Ottawa
Thu Mar 10 / 9:00pm - 11:00pm

VERSeFest - Ottawa’s new annual poetry festival at the Ottawa Arts Court from 8 March through 13 March 2011. Two outstanding readings.  Multiple prize-winning poet, Barry Dempster, reads from recent and new work.  Shane Neilson, poet...

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POETRY WORKSHOP Registration Now On!
Thu Mar 10 / 9:30am - Sun Mar 13 / 4:30am

Barry Dempster Poetry Workshop Presented by The Manitoba Writers' Guild - Deadline for applications March 1, 2011 The Manitoba Writers’ Guild Poetry Workshop is one of four MWG workshops for published writers in 2010-2011. R...

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BEST CANADIAN POETRY BOOK LAUNCH
Thu Oct 28 / 8:00pm - Sun Nov 28 / 10:00pm

Tightrope Books is throwing a poetry party like no other! Get wordy and wild with them and their poets. Introductions by editors Molly Peacock and Lorna Crozier. Readings by: Barry Dempster Kildare Dobbs Marilyn Gear Pilling Adrienne Gruber Mauree...

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BANFF WORKSHOP - WRITING WITH STYLE
Mon Sep 13 / 9:00am - Sat Sep 18 / 5:00pm

WRITING WITH STYLE POETRY WORKSHOP with Barry Dempster The Banff Centre, Banff Alberta APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 14.  About Writing With Style Writing With Style is a unique opportunity for writers to participate in a week-long workshop at T...

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Elora Writers Festival Lineup Announced
Sun Jun 6 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Elora Writers’ Festival has announced the lineup for its annual afternoon of readings, this year set for Sunday, June 6. Barry Dempster of Holland Landing, Ont., an author of a novel, a children’s book, short stories and 10 collecti...

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Strong Words Reading Series
Thu Jun 3 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Strong Words Fifth Anniversary Featuring Pasha Malla, Barry Dempster Amy Lam, Myna Wallin and Jim Smith Thursday, 3 June 2010 at 7:00 PM The Free Times Cafe 320 College Street, Toronto PWYC - 19+ It's our fifth anniversary, and we're celebrating w...

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Ontario Honours Excellence in the Arts
Sun May 23 / 9:00am - Thu Sep 30 / 7:00pm

Ontario Honours Excellence in the Arts McGuinty Government Celebrates Contribution Of Artists To Ontario’s Economy NEWS Ontario is celebrating its most outstanding artists and art organizations with the release of the 2010 finalists for the P...

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Kingston's Second Annual Mini Festival of Poetry and Fiction
Sun May 16 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Kingston’s Second Annual Mini Festival of Poetry and Fiction 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2010 Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Wilson Room Readers: Sue Chennette, Barry Dempster, Dani Couture, Eric Folsom, Phil Hall, Maureen Scott Ha...

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Ontario Writer's Conference
Sat May 1 / 8:30am - 9:30pm

Barry Dempster will be hosting a panel on getting published and reading at the Ontario Writer's Conference, May 1st, 2010 in Ajax. Here's the latest news from the Ontario Writers' Conference. Calling all writers Registration opens for 2010 Ontario...

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Toronto Music Garden Reading
Sun Apr 25 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A Troubled Beauty Five Poets on Local and Global Ecologies: A Lakeside Reading at the "Poet's Corner", Toronto Music Garden,475 Queens Quay West. between Bathurst and Spadina. Featuring: Poets Barry Dempster, Maureen Scott Harris, Maureen Hynes, Ji...

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Indigo Books Celebrates National Poetry Month
Sun Apr 18 / 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Indigo Books Presents:  Why (?) Poetry a reading series. Hosted by Shaista Justin Indigo Books celebrates poetry month in April 2010 by launching their first ever poetry reading series titled: “Why (?) Poetry.” In conjunction with C...

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5th Annual Poetry Gala!
Sat Apr 17 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! THE RICHMOND HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO THE FIFTH ANNUAL  POETRY GALA Hosted by Barry Dempster SATURDAY, APRIL 17TH - 1 PM TO 4 PM RICHMOND HILL CENTRAL LIBRARY , (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF...

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Radio INTERVIEW - London, Ontario
Wed Mar 31 / 6:00pm - Wed Apr 7 / 7:00pm

LONDON, ONTARIO – Wednesday, March 31 from 6 to 6:30 p.m. – CHRW radio Gathering Voices. Penn Kemp interview with Barry Dempster, author of new books from Brick Books and Pedlar Press. Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 6:30-7:00 am (Repeat). Sho...

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University of Regina Reading
Tue Mar 30 / 3:30pm - Fri Apr 30 / 9:00am

REGINA - Tuesday, March 30 at 3:30 p.m. – Campion College, University of Regina Barry Dempster will read from his collection Love Outlandish (Brick Books) and Ivan’s Birches (Pedlar Press) with Dave Margoshes. Contact Dr. Christian Rieg...

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Tonight It's Poetry Reading
Sun Mar 28 / 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Lydia's Pub 650 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, www/tonightitspoetry.com...

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CBC Saskatchewan INTERVIEW
Sun Mar 28 / 6:00am - 9:00am

CBC Radio Saskatchewan  - Weekends 6:00-9:00 a.m. 102.5 FM in Regina and 94.1 in Saskatoon. On Sunday morning, Carol Morin stops by with her book column.  Carol speak with on Ontario based poet who is presenting readings in var...

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Pelican Bay Arts Collective Reading Saskatchewan
Sun Mar 28 - Wed Mar 31

Pelican Bay Arts Collective 5th Annual Literary and Visual Arts Festival March 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st, 2010 Date               Event      ...

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Book Launch: A Verdant Green
Thu Mar 4

A Verdant Green: A Poetry Anthology to Celebrate the Lives of Anna and William McCoy) is launching on March 4th. at the Manulife Centre, Bloor and Bay Streets, Toronto, Room 3110. Featured poets include:  bill bissett, Allan Briesmaster, Je...

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Tree Reading Series - Ottawa
Tue Oct 13 / 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Barry will be reading from his two new 2009 books of poetry, "Love Outlandish" (Brick Books) and "Ivan's Birches" (Pedlar Press).Tree meets in the Arts Court at 2 Daly Ave on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.  Doors open 7:30, Open-Mic at 8...

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Lit Live Reading in Hamilton
Sun Oct 4 / 7:30pm - Sat Oct 10 / 9:30pm

Barry Dempster reads from two poetry books he has published this year, Love Outlandish (Brick Books) and Ivan's Birches (Pedlar Press).The Sky Dragon Centre, 27 King William Street, Hamilton. Start Time: 7:30 p.m. LIT LIVE is supported by ARTS HAMILT...

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Richmond Hill Writer in Residence
Sat Oct 3 / 2:00pm - Sat Jan 23 / 4:00pm

THE RICHMOND HILL PUBLIC LIBRARYis pleased to announce that Barry Dempster, acclaimed poet, short story writer, novelist and editor, has been appointed Writer in Residence from October 1, 2009 to January 31, 2010. Mr. Dempster is the author of the n...

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York Region Launch "Ivan's Birches"
Sat Oct 3 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Barry Dempster will be officially welcomed as the Richmond Hill Public Library's Writer in Residence for 2009/2010. In his presentation, Mr. Dempster will highlight the forthcoming events of the Residency and set its tone of inspiration through his...

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An Ekphrastic~Afternoon at the~Art Gallery of Ontario
Sun Sep 27 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join poets Kelley Aitken, Barry Dempster, Maureen Scott Harris, Helen Humphreys, Maureen Hynes, Alayna Munce, Joanne Page, Ruth Roach Pierson, Patria Rivera and Sheila Stewart in a special 'poetry meets art' project from the Adult Education Departmen...

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BOOK LAUNCH 'Ivan's Birches'
Thu Sep 24 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Come and celebrate Barry's newest book of poetry, "Ivan's Birches", (Pedlar Press)Thursday September 24th, 7:30 pm.Victory Cafe,Mirvish Village, Markham Street (one block west of Bathurst, south off Bloor),Toronto...

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Poetry Workshop - The Words Wanting Out
Tue Sep 22 / 7:00pm - Mon Sep 21 / 9:00pm

Poetry Workshop: The Words Wanting Out, with Barry DempsterTime: 7:00-9:00 p.m.Fee: $15.00Location: Lebovic RoomAurora Public Library is thrilled to welcome award-winning poet Barry Dempster for this two-hour workshop. For those who have been writing...

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Barry Dempster at Words Alive Literary Festival
Sun Sep 20 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Words Alive Literary Festival celebrates a rich literary heritage providing a showcase for local and Canada-wide authors. One day of author readings, public readings, workshops, panel discussions and storytelling including poetry with music and...

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Wed May 14

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2008 Vaughan Juried Exhibition
Thu Apr 24 - Sun May 25

City of Vaughan Presents 2008 Vaughan Juried Exhibition An Art Integration Project CALL FOR ENTRIES rtists from Vaughan and the Greater Toronto Area aged 18 and over are invited to submit original works f art to the City of Vaughan's second annu...

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AC Milan Academy Tryout
Sat Mar 29 / 7:00am - 9:00am

AC Milan and Certified Canadian Coaches are seeking exceptional young Canadian talent to register with the Academy this upcoming season. As an AC Milan Academy member you will be given the possibility to participate in a scouting tryout and/or pa...

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