Recent readings from a local monthly open mic

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Brodcasted on Friday, March 20, 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the March 3rd reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly open mic reading series, you’ll hear readings by Bob MacKenzie, Devin G.A., Brent Raycroft, Devon Runions, Sarah Emtage, Alison Wong, Eric Folsom, Cory Tokay, Pigeon Kaduck, […]

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Readings from two recent events: a recent book launch and an open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, March 13, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from a March 7th reading and discussion in celebration of International Women’s Day hosted by Inanna Publications and Novel Idea Bookstore, and with emcee Elizabeth Greene, you’ll hear readings by Lisa de Nikolits, Hannah Brown, Kate Kelly, […]

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Readings and performances from a recent poetry open mic and slam event

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Broadcasted on Friday, March 6, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the February 26th Queen’s Poetry Slam event held at The Grad Club, you’ll hear readings or performances by Izzy Federgreen, Adam Paquette, Caitlin Mundy, Holly, Tasha Ignatius, Jack Williams, Taylor Tye, Billie the Kid, and me. In […]

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Readings from a recent event in its monthly open mic reading series

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Broadcasted on Friday, February 28, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the end of the first and then full second round in the February 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that series, you’ll hear readings by Joshua Schyff, Cory Tokay, Eric Folsom, Ron Chase, […]

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Today’s ‘finding a voice features readings or discussions from a recent open mic and two book launch events

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Brodcasted on Friday, February 21, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from a January 30th book launch event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear M. Max Hamon with his new book “The Audacity of his Enterprise: Luis Riel and the Metis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840-1875”. Following […]

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This week’s show features a university reading and discussion, and 7 readings from a local open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, February 14, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ In the first hour, from the February 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Ron Chase, Sarah Emtage, Allan Watt, and Gretchen Huntley. Following that, from the February 5th Creative Writing at Queen’s […]

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Over 30 readings from the 4-disc collection “Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006)”

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Broadcasted on Friday, February 7, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – Over the course of both hours, you’ll hear readings or performances from 34 poets pulled from the 4-disc set called “Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006)”

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Recent readings from a local open mic and a telephone interview and reading

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Broadcasted on Friday, January 31, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the January 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear the full of the third round with readings by Sarah Emtage, Meg Freer, Bob MacKenzie, Michael Casteels, Dale Tracy, Alison […]

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Recent readings from a monthly open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, January 24, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the first round of the January 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear the full of the first round with readings by Ron Chase, Tia Lunn, Nuard Tadevosyan, Lee-Ann […]

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This show offers a mix of more traditional poetry, spoken word, dub poetry, and storytelling

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Broadcasted on Friday, January 17, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, you’ll hear an eclectic mix of recordings: US poet William Stafford, Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, and Ontario dub poet Chet Singh. In the second hour, you’ll hear poetry by Canadian poet Norman Cristofoli, followed by triphop spoken […]

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Interpretations or inspirations of Al Purdy’s poetry by multiple artists from ‘The Al Purdy Songbook’

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Broadcasted on Friday, January 10, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – Over the course of both hours, I’ll share all the recordings from the 2018 “The Al Purdy Songbook” cd. From it you’ll hear musical or verbal interpretations or inspirations of Purdy’s work by Bruce Cockburn, Doug Paisley, Sarah Harmer, Gord Downie, […]

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Readings from a local open mic, and a few cuts off ‘The Al Purdy Songbook

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Broadcasted on Friday, January 3, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the second and third rounds of the December 3rd ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series you’ll hear readings by Vanessa Mayville, Lee-Ann Taras, Leyla Chisamore, Nuard Tadevosyan, Tia Lunn, Brent Raycroft, […]

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The show will air a seasonal Dylan Thomas poem, a book launch reading event, and readings from a local open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, December 20, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, you’ll hear a recording of Dylan Thomas reading his long poem, ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’. Following that, from a November 26th launch and reading event at The Grad Club, you’ll hear readings by Meg Freer, and […]

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Readings from a recent book launch and open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, December 13, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from a November 7th event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Mark Zuehlke launch his latest book in a series, “River Battles: Canada’s Final Campaign in WWII Italy”. Following that, from the November 5th ‘and the journey continues’ open […]

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A reading and discussion at Queen’s University led by Canisia Lubrin, Fall Term Writer-in-Residence

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Broadcasted on Friday, December 6, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ –In the first hour, from a November 15th Queen’s University event called “Who Needs a Poem?”, you’ll hear readings and discussion led by Queen’s Fall Term Writer-in-Residence Canisia Lubrin, with guests Robin Richardson, Lesley Belleau, and Kaie Kellough.

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2 Book Launches and an Interview

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Broadcasted on Friday November 29, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ –In the first hour, from a November 21st event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Joan Kuyek launching and discussing her new book, “Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community from the Mining industry”. In the second hour, from an October 20th […]

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Readings and Talks from 2 recent, local book launch events

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Broadcasted on Friday, November 22, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from an October 8th event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Barrie Gilbert launching and discussing his new book, “One of Us: A Biologist’s Walk Among Bears”. In the second hour, from an October 25th event […]

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Readings from a local seasonal reading series, and a local open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, November 15th, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from an event held at The Book Shop in Tamworth on October 19, you’ll hear readings by John Steffler reading from his “Forty-One Pages: On Poetry, Language, and Wilderness”, and Stan Dragland reading from his “The […]

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Recordings of a recent book launch reading, and an open mic

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Broadcasted on Friday, November 8th, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ –  In the first hour, from an event held at Novel Idea Bookstore on October 8th, you’ll hear Sharon Berg launching and reading from her new books, “Naming the Shadows”  and “The Name Unspoken”, and Elizabeth Greene launching and reading from her […]

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Readings, performances, and discussions from recent Kingston events

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Broadcasted on Friday, November 1st, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the September 21st ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change – Kingston’ event, you’ll hear readings by Chantel Lavoie and me, and a musical performance by Irwin. Following that, from an October 16th book launch event at […]

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More from the September 21st 100,000 Poets for Change-Kingston event

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Broadcasted on Friday, October 25th, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ –In the first hour, from the September 21st ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change – Kingston’ event, you’ll hear readings by Yessica Rivera Belsham, Sasha Hill, Travis Canadien, Robert Millard, Alyssa Cooper, and Billie Kearns. In the second hour from again the […]

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More readings and performances from the Sept 21st ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change

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Broadcasted on Friday, October 18th, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the September 21st ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change – Kingston’ event, you’ll hear readings by Anne Graham, Nathalie Sorensen, Natanya Levine, Judith Popiel, and Raven Adamson. In  the second hour from again the September 21st […]

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Recent open mic and 100 TPC – Kingston readings

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Originally broadcasted on Friday, October 11th, from 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from September 3rd reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly open mic series, you’ll hear remaining unaired readings by Kait Allen, Gwen Whitford, Sasha Hill, Cory Tokay, Anne Graham, Bob MacKenzie, Sarah Emtage, Alyssa […]

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Recent Readings from a Local Book launch and an Open Mic.

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Airing originally on Friday, October 4th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – in this podcast you’ll hear In the first hour, from a September 11th event at Novel Idea bookstore, you’ll hear Kristin Andrychuk reading from and launching her latest book, “Mother’s Genius”. Following that, from the September 3rd reading in […]

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A Very Recent Book Launch and a Summer Reading!

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This episode aired Friday, September 27th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from Kate Armstrong’s launch of her book ‘The Stone Frigate: The Royal Military’s First Female Cadet Speaks Out’ at Novel Idea bookstore on September 12th, you’ll hear her discussion and reading from it. In the second […]

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Readings from Another Eclectic ‘And the Journey Continues’

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Original Broadcast- Friday, September 20th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the August 6 reading in the monthly ‘and the journey continues’ monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Dave Pratt, Sarah Emtage, Anne Graham, Bethmarie Michalska, Cory Tokay, Roger Dorey, Elaine Panneton, Paul Chaput, Devin G.A., […]

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Two Final Readings from ArtFestV and Love Speech: a Summer Book Launch!

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In the first hour, from the Monday, July 1st, final day and final session of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear readings by Kate Rogers and Brandon Pitts.  In the second hour from Sherry Huang’s August 11th book launch event with her book, Love Speech, you’ll hear a musical prelude […]

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‘The Penultimate!’ Our ‘next to the last’ week of airing readings from ArtFest V

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In the first hour, from the final day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear readings by Mary Lee Bragg, Grace Dixon, and Pat Connors. In the second hour, and in that same event and day, you’ll hear readings by Abena Beloved Green, Chantel Lavoie, and Paul Kelley. 

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More readings from this summer’s 3-day poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V!

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This episode originally aired  Friday, August 30th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm‘s ‘finding a voice’. In the first hour, from the final day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear readings by Eric Folsom, John Donlan, Leslie Saunders, and Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.In the second hour, and in that same event and […]

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7 More Great Poets @ Artfest V!

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Originally airing Aug. 23rd 4-6 PM on CFRC 101. 9 FM, this installment of Finding a Voice features readings from Bruce Whiteman, Bob (Robert) Hogg, Armand Garnet Ruffo, and Phil Hall the Sunday, June 30th final session of the second day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V in the first hour. In […]

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Poetry @ ArtsFest V Continues!!!

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In this new installment of Finding a Voice that aired Friday, August 16th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm You’ll hear in the first hour, from the Sunday, June 30th second afternoon session of the second day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear readings by Colleen Lyons, Nathalie Sorensen, […]

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Readings from the 2nd day of a recent 3-day Poetry Festival, Poets @ Artfest V

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Broadcasted on Friday, August 9th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm‘s ‘finding a voice’, in this episode you’ll hear great works from the June 29th fifth and final session of the first day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear a reading by Honey Novick. Moving into the second day […]

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Readings from a Recent Open Mic in Kingston!

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This episode originally broadcasted on Friday, August 2nd, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour of this episode, from the July 2nd reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly open mic, in the first round you’ll hear readings by Ron Chase, Gary Rasberry, Jennie Marshall, Kinman Young […]

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Poets @ ArtFest V

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This episode aired Friday, July 26th, from 4-6pm EDT on CFRC 101.9fm‘s ‘finding a voice’ –In the first hour, from the June 29th fourth session of the first day of a 3-day annual poetry festival, Poets @ Artfest V, you’ll hear readings by Kathy Figueroa, Bob MacKenzie, and Meg Freer.In the second hour, from again […]

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Poets @ Artfest V, Part 2

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First hour of a two hour show featuring, from the second and third sessions of the first day of the 3-day Poets @ Artfest V poetry festival on June 29th, you’ll hear readings by Kate Marshall Flaherty, Ashna Asim, Billie Kearns, and Erin Boyce. Second hour of a two hour show featuring, from the remainder […]

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Two Summer Poetry Festivals

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First hour featuring, from the June 22nd Skeleton Park Arts Festival’s Hillside Poetry Stage you’ll hear readings by Olivia Ows, then Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang, a musical interlude by Kingston Symphony Orchestra violinists Julia McFarlane and Erika Sloos, and then a final reading by Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. Second hour featuring, from the first 2 […]

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Recent Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from the June 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic monthly reading, you’ll hear readings by Devin G.A., Gwen Whitford, Meg Freer, Cori Mayhew, Bob MacKenzie, Billie Kearns, Dale Tracy, Ben Charland, Lyle Merriam, Sasha Hill, Tia Lunn, Michael Casteels, Ken Chin, Allison Chisholm, Alyssa Cooper, Eric Folsom, Brent Raycroft, Jill Glatt, […]

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Poets @ Artfest V, Part 1

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First hour featuring, with Poets @ Artfest V coming up this weekend in its 5th year in that annual series, I’ve selected 6 readings from the first two sessions of the first day of the very first festival in 2015. In this hour, you’ll hear readings by Paul Kelley, Elizabeth Greene, and John Donlan. Second […]

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Two Book Launches and an Open Mic

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First hour featuring, from a June 3rd book launch and reading event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Ashley-Elizabeth Best reading from selected work, and John Barton reading from and launching his new collection of essays, memoirs, and manifestos, We Are Note Avatars. Following that, from the June 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open […]

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An Interview and Two Book Launches

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First hour featuring a very recent telephone interview I conducted with Mary Lee Bragg, with her recently released collection of poetry called ‘The Landscape That Isn’t There’, and ahead of her upcoming appearance with it at Poetry @ Artfest V in just 2 weeks. Following that, from a June 1st launch and reading event featuring […]

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May 26 Toronto Book Launch: Gutteridge, Kolacz, Lee, Kauffman

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First hour featuring, from the John B. Lee Signature Series 2019 Spring Launch held in Toronto on May 26th, you’ll hear an introduction by Hidden Brook Press Publisher Richard M. Grove, opening remarks by John B. Lee and, in Don’s behalf, his reading of Donald Gutteridge’s poems from his “The Star-Brushed Horizon”, and then Eva […]

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Open Mic Readings and Other Work

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First hour featuring, from the May 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Allison Chisholm, Michael Casteels, Judith Popiel, and Bruce Kauffman in the first round, and then from the second round – Ron Chase, Kinman, Gwen Whitford, Colleen Lyons, Quentin Kerr, Cori Mayhew, Sasha Hill, […]

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Book Launch and Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from an April 22nd book launch event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Amy Spurway reading from her debut novel Crow, Victoria Hetherington reading from her debut novel Mooncalves, Scott Forthingham from his novel The Rest is Silence, and Tim Conley with his collection of short stories Collapsible. Then from the […]

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Youth Event and Open Mic

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First hour featuring, from a May 1st Viva Voce event called ‘Languages’ held at the KFPL, you’ll hear readings or performances by Alyssa Cooper, Myriam Bouti, Gabrielle Pulver, and Sawsan Mohammed. Second hour featuring, continuing with the Viva Voce event, you’ll hear a reading by Alexandra King-Mushey, and Rogan Gowan-Day. Then, from the April 2nd […]

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Poet Laureate Reading and Local Book Launch

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First hour featuring, from an April 30th City of Kingston and KFPL organized poetry event to celebrate National Poetry month called “An Evening with Kingston’s Poets Laureate” and as emceed by Danika Lochead, you’ll hear readings by outgoing Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys, Ashley-Elizabeth Best, Kingston’s first Poet Laureate Eric Folsom, Ky Pearce, with piano interludes […]

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Open Mic and Bookstore Readings

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First hour featuring, from an April 4th reading from the book What the Poets Are Doing at Novel Idea Bookstore, and as emceed by the book’s editor Rob Taylor, you’ll hear readings by Ben Ladouceur, Steven Heighton, and Armand Garnet Ruffo. Second hour featuring, and about 8 minutes into it following Armand Garnet Ruffo’ segment […]

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Youth Storytelling Event and Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from the March 28th Viva Voce ‘Wonders’ event held at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library, you’ll hear readings by Gabrielle Pulver, Aliyaa Mohammed, Fiona Fox, and Cindy Lam. In addition, you’ll hear Managing Director of Juvenis, Maureen Barnes, share highlights of the upcoming Juvenis 2019 Festival, May 1st – 11th. Second hour […]

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Recent Poetry Slam and Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from the March 27th Queen’s Poetry Slam event held at The Grad Club, you’ll hear readings or performances by Maddy, Kobe, Lexi, Bob, Carly, Prim, Lin, Bryce, Holly, Izzy, Jamie, and Bruce. Second hour featuring and continuing with the March 27th QPS event, you’ll hear readings or performances by Billie, Alyssa, Izzy, […]

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March Open Mic and April Book Launch

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First hour featuring, from the March 25th Queen’s Poetry Slam open mic event held at The Tea Room on campus, you’ll hear readings or performances by Bryce, Lin, Tia, Jack, Erin, Bob, Kobe, Kat, and Billie. Second hour featuring, from an April 4th book launch and reading event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Rick […]

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Readings and a Discussion

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First hour featuring, from the March 12th Creative Writing at Queen’s University reading in their series held in Watson Hall Room 517, you’ll hear Iain Reid first reading from his 2 latest books, I’m Thinking of Ending Things and Foe to begin the hour, and then the Q&A that followed. That Q&A runs several minutes […]

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Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from the March 5th ‘and the journey continues’ monthly open mic reading series, you’ll hear readings or performances by Reinier deSmit, Michael Casteels, Clara Langley, Colleen Lyons, Jillian Glatt, Samuel Boileau, Bob Mackenzie, and Meg Freer. Second hour featuring, again from the March 5th open mic, you’ll hear readings by Sandra Walton, […]

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Open Mics and a Poetry Slam

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First hour featuring, from the March 6th UV (Ultraviolet Magazine) open mic at the Union Gallery, you’ll hear readings or performances by Sasha Hill, Ashley Newton, Haley Sarfeld, Bob MacKenzie, Sara Celine, Billie Kearns, Elyse Loewen, and Ted Brownlow. Second hour featuring, from the February 27th Queen’s Poetry Slam event held at the Grad Club, […]

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Readings for International Women’s Day and an Open Mic

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First hour featuring, from a March 7th bookstore reading featuring 4 Inanna authors celebrating ‘International Women’s Day’, you’ll hear readings by Ursula Pflug, Mary Lou Dickinson, and Lisa de Nikolits. Second hour featuring and continuing with that reading event you’ll hear a reading by Elizabeth Greene (the evening’s emcee) and the Q&A following the event. […]

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Bookstore Reading Event and Open Mic

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First hour featuring, from a February 6th bookstore reading event featuring Ottawa poets at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear readings by Jean Van Loon, Steve Heighton (reading on Jenny Haysom’s behalf), and Deanna Young. Second hour featuring, continuing this week with more from the January 8th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic event, you’ll hear […]

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Local Book Launch and Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from a January 23rd book launch event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Gary Geddes reading from his latest book, ‘Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care’. Following that, from the January 8th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic monthly event, you’ll hear a performance by Ron Chase. […]

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Local Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from a January 14th strictly open mic event organized by Queen’s Poetry Slam, you’ll hear readings by Wes, Bryce, Izzy, Alicia, Katrina, Gabe, Holly, Jillian, Octavian, Sarah, Lateefa, and Tiz. Second hour featuring, from Queen’s Poetry Slam’s monthly event held January 30th at The Grad Club that also turned into a strictly […]

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November Book Launch and December Open Mic

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November Book Launch and December Open Mic
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First hour featuring, from the December 4th open mic reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly series held at The Elm Café, you’ll hear readings by Gwen Whitford, Quentin Kerr, Jennie Marshall, Michelle McTague, Sarah Emtage, and Sasha Hill. Following that, from the November 12th book launch at Novel Idea Bookstore for a non-fiction […]

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Open Mic Readings

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First hour featuring, from the November 6th open mic reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly series and that month held as part of CFRC 101.9fm’s 13th Annual Funding Drive, you’ll hear readings by Mike Drake, Ken Chin, Sasha Hill, Catherine Lord, Alyssa Cooper, Octavie Doherty Haigh, Eric Folsom, Rob Watson, Kin Man, Jill […]

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Kingston Book Launch and Interviews

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First hour featuring and tied to a November 19th book launch and reading event at Novel Idea Bookstore, featuring the fall release of 3 Invisible Publishing books, you’ll hear 3 interviews I’d conducted with the authors that afternoon ahead of it — Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Susannah M. Smith, and H.B. Hogan. The interviews were rearranged […]

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Readings from Autumn Events

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First hour featuring, from an unaired September 28th poetry event called ‘Unravel’ held at Union Gallery, you’ll hear host Ashley Newton, and readings by Haley Sarfeld, Alexandra Brooke, Sarah Emtage, Lin Lune, Alyssa Cooper, and Billie the Kid. Second hour featuring, from the October 2nd open mic reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly […]

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Tamworth Book Shop Readings and More

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Tamworth Book Shop Readings and More
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Featuring, from an October 21st reading at The Book Shop in Tamworth, you’ll hear readings by Geoffrey Cook, and Harold Hoefle. Then, from the October 2nd open mic reading in the ‘and the journey continues’ monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Ron Chase, Jerri Jerreat, Gwen Whitford, Jennie Marshall, Robert Millard, Gary Rasberry, Sarah Emtage, […]

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Three Launches at Novel Idea

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Three Launches at Novel Idea
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A November 7th book launch reading event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear a talk by Sean M. Maloney as he launched his new book, Operation Kinetic: Stabilizing Kosovo. Following that from an October 16th launch again at Novel Idea, you’ll hear a reading by Sergio Sismondo as he launched his new book, Ghost […]

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Christmas Special 2018

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A Special Christmas show featuring a 2 act adaptation as a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ as performed by Peter Aston, Michelle Mallen, Donald Mitchell, William Mitchell, Adele Mitchell, Wendy Luella Perkins, and Charlie Walker.   Instrumental: Snowfall White Noise, by Michael Casteels

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3 Kingston Book Launch Readings

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First hour features, from an October 24th event at Novel Idea Bookstore and emceed by Kirsteen MacLeod, Pamela Mulloy reading from and launching her new book ‘The Deserters’. Following that, from a November 15th launch and reading event held again at Novel Idea, you’ll hear a reading by Carolyn Smart, and then a reading by […]

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2 Kingston Book Launches

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From a November 1 event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Sean Mallen reading from and launching his new book Falling for London. Following that, from a November 13 event called “Feed Dog & Friends” Kingston Launch, you’ll hear a welcome by Stuart Ross, then readings by Dale Tracy with her chapbook Celebration Machine, and […]

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The Page Lecture 2018, and a Kingston Book Launch

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The Page Lecture 2018, and a Kingston Book Launch
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From the October 23rd lecture in ‘The Page Lectures’ annual series featuring this year’s lecturer Don McKay, you’ll hear a welcome to the event by Phil Hall, then an introduction to Don delivered by Maureen Scott Harris, and then the lecture itself. It will run into the 2nd hour today. Then, following the conclusion of Don […]

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3 Kingston Book Launches

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From an October 10th book launch event held at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Erika Behrisch Elce, reading from and launching her new book ‘Lady Franklin of Russell Square’. Following that, from an October 11th double book launch event again at the bookstore, you’ll hear readings by John Donlan and Mirriam Clavir launching each of […]

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Two Book Launches: Toronto and Kingston

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Two Book Launches: Toronto and Kingston
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In the first hour, from the October 28th inaugural launch of the John B. Lee Signature Series imprint with Hidden Brook Press held at the Supermarket Restaurant and Bar in Toronto, you’ll hear readings by John B. Lee, Don Gutterridge, John Di Leonardo, and April Bulmer. In the second hour, from an October 9th book […]

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Alyssa Cooper, Amy Barry, Maureen Garvie, and More

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Alyssa Cooper, Amy Barry, Maureen Garvie, and More
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After airing the bulk of the September 22nd ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ event at The Spire over the course of the last few weeks, you’ll hear the final two unaired readings in it: Alyssa Cooper’s and Bruce Kauffman’s. Following that, a reading by Amy Barry with Angela Bannon on guitar, recorded in Ireland. And […]

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One Hundred Thousand Poets for Change, plus a visit from Kaz Lefave

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One Hundred Thousand Poets for Change, plus a visit from Kaz Lefave
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Featuring the afternoon session in that Hundred Thousand Poets for Change event, you’ll hear a reading by Judith Popiel, and then readings from the evening session by Sarah Brown Dunkley, Beth Marie Michalska, Billie the Kid, Haley Sarfeld, Chantel Lavoie, and a final musical performance by Irwin Streight. Then, Queen’s Engineering Alumni and author, Kaz […]

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Deidre Reitav, Eugene Cornacchia, and More

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Deidre Reitav, Eugene Cornacchia, and More
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From the September 22nd ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change – Kingston’ even held at The Spire, you’ll hear readings by Deidre Reitav, Eugene Cornacchia, Sasha Hill, Robert Millard, and Skeye Projects. Don Maynard (creator/producer/filmmaker/piano), Claire Bouvier (violin), John Torres (guitar), Andy Penz (drums), Michelle Girouard (vocals), followed with readings by Andrea O’Farrell, and Yessica Rivera […]

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