Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

On Sunday, September 9, I will be reading at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival alongside poets Carol Rose Daniels and Billy-Ray Belcourt in the "Visceral Verse" division. The festival takes place in the Village of Eden Mills, 12 km east of Guelph and 90 km west of Toronto. Our reading is at 2:30 pm in The […]

Art Bar Poetry Series: Frank, Jenoff, Moritz

Art Bar Poetry Series at the Free Times Cafe 320 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

On Tuesday, October 16th, at 8:00 p.m., I will be a featured reader at the Art Bar Poetry Series. I will take the stage alongside featured poets Linda Frank and Marvyne Jenoff. Our host will be Terry Trowbridge. The Art Bar is held at the Free Times Café at 320 College Street in Toronto. There […]


Dead Poets Society Night, 2021

Clinton's 693 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Dead Poets Society Night On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, The Art Bar Poetry Series returns to Clinton's (693 Bloor West) for in-person events, starting with the 18th annual meeting of The Dead Poets Society. The Dead Poets Society Night is an annual tradition at the Art Bar Poetry Series, normally held in mid-December. Those poets […]


Crosscurrents I

I'm pleased to invite you to a special evening of readings and conversation with Victoria College Faculty and authors Adam Sol, Albert Moritz, Robert McGill and Sarah Dowling, "Crosscurrents Part 1: Vic Faculty Reading & Discussion", on Tuesday, March 15, 6:00pm EST. The event will be hosted by writer, editor and teacher Canisia Lubrin. The event is open to the […]

Lost Launches I

The Art Bar at Clinton's 693 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Please join me at the inaugural event in an ongoing series, Lost Launches, 7pm, March 29, 2022, at the Art Bar (Clinton's, 693 Bloor W, Toronto). In my role as Toronto's Poet Laureate, I am proud to help launch books of poetry whose proper entrance into the world was stymied by the Covid-19 crisis. With […]


On Saturday, May 28th, 2022, 7:30pm, join me for a Rooftop Poetry reading with fellow poets, Allan Briesmaster, Beatriz Hausner, Luciano Iacobelli, Corrado Paina, and Giovanna Riccio. This event takes place at Campagna Bronze, at 1718 Queen Street West, in Toronto. This makes for a festive conclusion to the Campagna Sculpture Show, which runs both […]

From LeafLove to OpenCut

Someone Editions, with Toronto Poet Laureate Al Moritz and poet Beatriz Hausner, presents new works by Luciano Iacobelli and Deborah Barnett with the launch of a multidisciplinary artists' book event, Open Cut. Exhibition and Readings take place at Someone Editions Book Salon and Gallery, 2059 Dundas Street West, Toronto, M6R 1W8. Exhibition and Readings:Friday, July […]

Launch of Ampersand Review, Issue 3 – NEW DATE

I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW DATE AND TIME FOR THE LAUNCH OF THE AMPERSAND REVIEW, ISSUE 3! Please join me on Thursday, March 23, 2023, for the launch of the Ampersand Review, Issue 3. Along with Naben Ruthnum and Ann Yu-Kyung Choi, I will take part in the panel on "Borders: Canadian Writing […]

She Who Lies Above Launch

Book*hug Press and Flying Books invite you to celebrate the launch of Beatriz Hausner's latest poetry collection, She Who Lies Above. With special guest moderator Al Moritz! Details:Tuesday, November 21st, 2023Event from 6:30-8:00 pm ETFlying Books, 784 College Street, Toronto ONAdmission is free. All are welcome to attend.Books will be available for purchase, and, of […]

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