Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day! Celebrate by carrying a poem & sharing it with others throughout the day!
This year’s Poem In Your Pocket Collection features poetry by: Ashley Elizabeth Best, Jaclyn Piudik, Keith Inman, Maureen Hynes, Bänoo Zan, Angela Cen, Callista Markotich, Harry Posner, Mark Kim, Annick MacAskill, Amy LeBlanc, Frances Boyle, Anna Yin and Marlene Grand Maitre. These poems are also available as audio recordings and a printable booklet. To print and share from your home, check out the 2022 Poem In Your Pocket Day Booklet from LCP.
Al Moritz – Toronto Randell Adjei – Province of Ontario Jessica Outram – Cobourg Anna Yin – First Poet Laureate of Mississauga Richard M. Grove – Brighton Jason Heroux – Kingston Richard-Yves Sitoski – Owen Sound Victoria Butler – Barrie Thomas Leduc – Sudbury Albert Dumont – Ottawa (Anglophone) Gilles Latour – Ottawa (Francophone) Sarah Lewis – Peterborough Alex-Andrei Ungurenasu – Windsor Ayomide Bayowa – Current Poet Laureate of Mississauga Former Poet Laureate Paul Edward Costa – Mississauga
George Elliott Clarke l Poet Laureate (Toronto) Giovanna Riccio l Poet, Co-Host (Toronto) Louise Bernice Halfe l Parliamentary Poet Laureate (Regina) Anna Yin l Chinese l Poet (Mississauga) Boyd Warren Chubbs l Poet (St. John’s) Astrid Brunner l Poet (Halifax) Andrea Thompson l Poet (Toronto) Juliet Palmer l Pianist (Toronto) James Rolfe l Composer (Toronto)
On behalf of Mississauga Library, and our program participants, Thank YOU for a great Author Talk session on Wednesday evening. It was a very engaging talk and we received very positive feedback for the program. I’ve shared a customer comment below:· Anna was very engaging and the conversation with her flowed nicely.Thank you again for your time for this program. It was a pleasure working with you, and I hope we get a chance to host you again in person! —Elizabeth Caione
Dear Anna, I greatly enjoyed your Mississauga Library interview last night. I thought the questions were good, and your answers were engaging and illuminating. —Allan Briesmaster
In celebration of world Poetry Day, the League of Canadian Poets is proud to share the winners of the 2022 Very Small Verse Contest and Broadsheet Contest. #AnnaYin #Poetry # JaclynPiudik #worldpoetryday2022