Howard Adler is Jewish and Indigenous (Anishinaabe). Read What I Learned in School, Guilt Shirt and Cold Feet a sampling of his award-winning poetry. And, watch Honour Song, a short video honouring Native Americans who fought in WWII.
“Three Millenia of Poetic Subversion,” hosted by Adeena Karasick and Jake Marmer. Workshops themes include: the ecstatic tradition of poetry-prophecy; Talmud and its dialectic-semiotic heritage; Uncreative Writing; Kabbalistic language experimentsJazz/Klezmer Poetry; Yiddish voices; — and much more!
Poetry Jam on Shtetl. Israeli-born sign language poet Aneta Brodski meets Tahani a Palestinian-American slam poet in the doc Deaf Jam. Also, meet 2 wild Jewish poets:Jazz Talmudist Jake Marmer and professor, poet and media artist Adeena Karasick.
This March, Irving Layton would have turned 100. To commemorate this milestone, Poetry Quebec is spearheading the readings, parties, performances and toasts now being organized from coast to coast to coast.
Fallow is Dainow’s debut poetry collection. Her writing unsettles the familiar and draws grace from difficulty.
Four authors will battle it out at this year’s Literary Death Match. Come out for a night of action-packed literary and comedic mayhem that’s not to be missed! Jonathan Goldstein will be a judge and Jason Camlot is one of the authors on the bill.
Conversation and Poetry Reading with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat (the Velveteen Rabbi) Rabbi Barenblat’s poems interrogate, explore, and lovingly respond to Torah texts, balancing feminism and contemporary liberal theology with respect for classical traditions of interpretation.