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Christ Church Cathedral414 Sparks St.
7:00pm

Bywords John Newlove Poetry Awards

Richard Yves-Sitoski and Subrahj Singh
Hosted by Amanda Earl

Bywords John Newlove Poetry Awards

Richard Yves-Sitoski and Subrahj Singh
Hosted by Amanda Earl
20
Thursday
Oct
7:00pm
Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks St.
Free event
Richard-Yves Sitoski - Photo by Anne de Haas
Subhraj Singh
Subhraj Singh

Join us for the launch of "How to Be Human" by Richard Yves-Sitoski, the 2021 recipient of the John Newlove Poetry Award.

 

Hosted by Amanda Earl, the evening also features readings by this year’s award recipient and honourable mentions—to be announced at the reading—plus music by Subrahj Singh.

 

This year’s awards will be followed by an informal celebration of our dearly departed friend Steven Heighton. We’ll share a taste of his poetry and enjoy his remarkable debut album The Devil's Share .

 

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety and comfort of all patrons, masks are required to attend in person.  

 

Most people coming by car park for free at the Supreme Court of Canada on Wellington St.

 

For those unable to attend in person: A Livestream link for this event will be available on this page.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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