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“Marigold” Album & Video

Over the past few years, James Rolfe has been at work setting lines from my book, The Garden, to music. Commissioned by George Elliot Clarke, the selected verses, now known as “Marigold,” were first performed by James Rolfe and Juliet palmer at the Seventh Edition of Clarke’s poetry series, Five Poets Breaking into Song, hosted […]

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CBC Ideas

Catch me on the CBC Ideas podcast with Nahlah Ayed, “No Feeling is Final, the Wisdom of Rainer Maria Rilke.” The podcast aired on May 13, 2021. And it was followed by a feature by Pauline Holdsworth on CBC Radio online, “Live the Questions Now: Reading Rilke in a Time of Uncertainty and Grief.” Listen

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Ottawa International Writers Festival & VerseFest2020: As Far As You Know, An Interview with A.F. Moritz

 Moritz’s sensibility is unique: melancholic, intellectual, comic, erotic, pitying . . . The emotional content of Moritz’s work is so abundant and accessible that the reader is never lost. National Post Join me on Sunday, November 8, at 2:00, for an online event co-sponsored by The Ottawa International Writers Festival & Versefest2020. I will be

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Where I’m From, the TWC Installation at Union Station

As part of the Toronto International Festival of Authors, I am pleased to introduce you to a new video installation created by the Toronto Writers Collective. The Toronto Writers Collective (TWC) empowers the voices and illuminates the undiscovered strength in Toronto’s most vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. Together, we worked to create a special video installation

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Thin Air 2020

The Winnipeg International Writers Festival has taken their annual Thin Air Festival and made it into an interactive online experience. I am proud to be a participant in this year’s #ThinAir2020. This rich experience will be available and active online from September 20 to October 12, 2020. Go to Thin Air to register for free.

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CBC Q Interview with Tom Power, “Thoughts in Time of Plague”

Towards the end of National Poetry Month, I had the pleasure of speaking with Tom Power of CBC Radio’s Q about my poem “Thoughts in Time of Plague.” CLICK HERE to read about and listen to the interview: Here’s a hard link: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/tuesday-april-28-2020-avril-lavigne-a-f-moritz-and-more-1.5547890/a-f-moritz-reads-his-poem-thoughts-in-time-of-plague-1.5547894 You can also listen to the interview here: CBC Q also posted

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Kirby reads “Names of Birds”

I am thrilled and honoured that Kirby of knife|fork|book chose to read “Names of Birds” from my new collection, As Far As You Know, as part of his Bedtime Poems Series on social media during National Poetry Month. I believe he’s carrying on the series for the foreseeable future, perhaps as an effort to shake

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Anansi Poetry Podcast with Damian Rogers

To celebrate this month’s release of my new collection, Sequence, Anansi Poetry editor Damian Rogers met with me at the Royal Ontario Museum for a one-on-one interview. This interview is now available as Anansi’s inaugural poetry podcast! Here’s a link to the Anansi Poetry Podcast site. And here’s Anansi’s Soundcloud file: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/200192584″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%”

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