POET LAUREATE PRESSERS

NEWS OUTLETS

Brendan Kennedy, “Redpath Sugar asked Toronto’s Poet Laureate to write a poem for its anniversary, but he refused to sugar-coat it,” The Star, May 23, 2019. [website] | [pdf]

Steven W. Beattie, “A.F. Moritz on being poet laureate, his new chapbook, and ‘the glory and the tragedy of being human,'” Quill & Quire, April 25, 2019. [website] | [pdf]

A.F. Moritz, “Read Toronto Poet Laureate Al Moritz’s Poem Commemorating Van Attack Tragedy,” The Star, April 23, 2019. [website] | [pdf]  

City of Toronto: Press Release: Poet Laureate [pdf]

City of Toronto: The Role of Toronto’s Poet Laureate [website] | [pdf]

Edward Keenan, “Toronto’s new poet laureate A. F. Moritz gets what life is like here,” The Star, March 6, 2019 [website] | [pdf]

Steven W. Beattie, “A. F. Moritz Named Toronto’s Sixth Poet Laureate,” Quill and Quire, March 6, 2019 [website] | [pdf]

Johshua Freeman, “Al Moritz Named Next Poet Laureate,” CP24 dot com, March 6, 2019 [website] | [pdf]

David Rider, “New Poet Laureate, A. F. Moritz, calls Toronto an ‘outstanding little city-state,” The Star, March 6, 2019 [website] | [pdf] 

RADIO

CBC METRO MORNING 
with Matt Galloway

Introducing Toronto’s New Poet Laureate 
March 8, 2019

Poetry Theory and Practice

Interviews in Print

Steven W. Beattie, “A.F. Moritz on being poet laureate, his new chapbook, and ‘the glory and the tragedy of being human,'” Quill & Quire, April 25, 2019. [website] | [pdf]

James Lindsay, “A Poem Discloses Something: An Interview with A. F. Moritz,” Open Book. May 25, 2018 [website] [pdf]

Evan Jones. “A. F. Moritz Interviewed by Evan Jones.” CNQ Online. January 13, 2017 [webstite] [pdf]

James Wood, Transcript of the full interview behind the Prism article, directly below. Sequence: An Extended Interview [webpage] | [pdf] 

James Wood, “‘In poetry, what is learned is of the blood,’ An interview with award-winning poet A.F. Moritz,” PRISM Online. April 11, 2016 [website] | [pdf]

Grace [O’Connell?], “Poetry Month Special: Talking with Anansi Poets A. F. Moritz, Erin Mourê, and Karen Solie. Open Book Toronto Online, April 15, 2015. [website link has expired] |  [pdf]

CBC Canada Writes, “CBC Magic 8: A. F. Moritz on the ‘Illiterature’ of Poetry,” CBC Books Online, April 3, 2015 [website link has expired] | [pdf] 

Samantha Ainsworth, “Connectivity of Humanity Through Language: Samantha Ainsworth in Conversation with A. F. Moritz,” Malahat Review Online, 2014 [website]  |  [pdf]

Sue Sinclair, “Moritz on Beauty,” Lemonhound. April 9, 2013 [website] | [pdf]

Damian Rogers, “A. F. Moritz, Bio and Micro-Interview,” Poetry In Voice [website][pdf]

Marc Vincenz. “Not Just Contemplating a Rock. An Interview with A. F. Moritz,” Open Letters Monthly. October 1, 2009 [website] [pdf]

 

Podcast

ANANSI POETRY PODCAST 
with Damian Rogers 

A. F. Moritz: From Borges to Cyberpunk 
April 2015 , Celebrating Sequence