Anansi, April 2020

As Far As You Know, acclaimed poet A. F. Moritz’s twentieth collection of poems, begins with two sections entitled “Terrorism” and “Poetry.” The book unfolds in six movements, yet it revolves around and agonizes over the struggle between these two catalyzing concepts, in all the forms they might take, eventually arguing they are the unavoidable conditions and quandary of human life.

The Poets Read: A Celebration of Luciano Iacobelli

You are cordially invited to an evening of readings from the late Luciano Iacobelli’s poetry. The Poets Read: A Celebration of Luciano Iacobelli takes place …

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Please join me for Five Poets Breaking into Song #7

On Saturday, November 19, at 7:00pm, please join me at The Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, for an evening of poetry, music, and …

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Victoria University Special Lecture and Reception

On Wednesday, October 26, I will take part in a special lecture and reception to celebrate the Honorary Doctorate conferred on Dr. Blake Charles Goldring in 2021. …

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Minstrels & Bards, The Halloween Edition

The Minstrels & Bards reading series presents a celebration of Halloween with poetry and music. The event takes place from 7:00pm to 9:15 pm on …

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A Symposium on Emma Goldman in Toronto

This Saturday, October 15, I will be attending a one-day event entitled “A Symposium on Emma Goldman 82 Years After Her Death in Toronto.” In …

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Gordon Hill Press Audiobooks Launch, October 1st

Register now and join me on Saturday, October 1st, at 3pm, in celebrating the launch of these Gordon Hill Press audiobooks, including all their poetry …

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Gordon Hill Press, April 2021

The Garden by A. F. Moritz is a passionate denunciation of injustice, especially as seen in the violent injustice directed to the African diaspora in North America. Comprised of a long poem, “The Garden in the Midst”, and an in-depth essay, “The Poet’s Garden,” the book … suggests that only the essence of poetry can prove antithetical antidote—if there can even be one—to this human crime and tragedy..


A. F. Moritz has written more than twenty books of poetry, and has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Ingram Merrill Fellowship. His collection, The Sentinel, won the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, and was a Globe and Mail Top 100 of the Year. His most recent collections are The Sparrow (2018) and As Far As You Know (2020). He lives in Toronto, where he is serving as the city’s sixth Poet Laureate. 
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