Monthly Archives: April 2011

GOVERNOR GENERAL AWARD WINNER PAMELA PORTER READS “LAMENTO”

Winner of one of the biggest awards in Canadian literature (Governor General Award), Pamela Porter is a humble person.  Not letting her past achievements get to her head, Porter continues to work hard and soar as a poet.   Meeting … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH GOVERNOR GENERAL AWARD WINNER PAMELA PORTER

Pamela Porter is the author of the multiple award-winning novel The Crazy Man, and two previous volumes of poetry: Stones Call Out, and The Intelligence of Animals. Pamela Porter is now a sessional instructor at the University of Victoria and lives on Vancouver … Continue reading

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CATHEDRAL

Cathedral By Pamela Porter Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Most writers who log their travels on paper describe scenery, sexual escapades, and local foods.  The majority write non-fiction pieces that get picked up by magazines or included in collections of … Continue reading

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ALLY? RACIST? ACTIVIST WHO NEEDS TO DO MORE RESEARCH?: A LETTER IN RESPONSE TO “A POEM FOR MAYOR DAVID MILLER” AND A COMMENT BY ALLY AMAN SIUM

The following are responses to the poem “A Poem to Mayor David Miller” published in the Toronto Star August 13, 2008 and later posted on BlackCoffeePoet.com September 17, 2010.  The first response is from ally and activist of colour Aman … Continue reading

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OJIBWAY POET RAIN KEEPER READS HIS POETRY

Rain Keeper is an Ojibway writer who has worked with Toronto’s Aboriginal community for many years.  A student of Emily Pohl Weary, Rain Keeper has blossomed as a poet and book reviewer. He was also a contributor to the famed … Continue reading

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