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Poetry At The Manor Volume 7
October 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The City of Windsor & Windsor Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern and Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais present Poetry At The Manor Volume 7, an intimate evening of poetry and storytelling with featured guests takes place at Willistead Manor on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
This will be the seventh intimate evening of poetry readings and audience interaction hosted by Windsor’s Poet Laureate at historic Willistead Manor. This year, Mary Ann Mulhern teams up with Marty Gervais to co-host this audience-favourite event that has become an annual tradition for the City of Windsor’s Poet Laureate program. They will lead a group of guests poets in this interactive evening of literature, laughter and love of all things poetry.
For 2019, in addition to Mary Ann and Marty, guest poets include:
-A.F. Moritz | Poet Laureate, TORONTO
-Steven Ross Smith | Poet Laureate, BANFF
-Victoria Butler | Poet Laureate, BARRIE
-Micheline Maylor | Poet Laureate Emeritus, CALGARY
The evening will also feature book sales and signings, desserts and light refreshments, and a reading from Windsor’s Youth Poet Laureate SAMANTHA BADAOA. Seating is limited, and the event ends up being standing-room-only year after year (which is, truly, part of the magic of the evening).
This year’s event is extra special, as it marks Mary Ann’s first time co-hosting as Poet Laureate, and Marty’s first time co-hosting as Poet Laureate Emeritus. as last time hosting as Poet Laureate.
This event is traditionally standing-room-only, so mark your calendars now and plan to attend.
Admission: Free; limited seating; first-come, first-seated.