The presence on social-media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr has helped the popularity of young poets and writers, attracting a greater audience to their art.
George Elliot Clarke recited some of his work as a class of student painters created their own. Toronto’s fourth poet laureate was one of a group of poets who sat for an adult portraiture class on April 16, part of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s “Portraits of Poets” exhibit launch marking National Poetry Month.
Dan Murray won the Toronto Poetry Slam, which was held on Sunday February 16, 2014 at the Super Market. The Poetry Slam featured 13 poets who battled rivals through three rounds. Murray will represent Toronto at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam which will be held in Vancouver April 5-12. Murray walked away with prize money […]