Reading & Writing through Frank O’Hara’s Collected Poems

Reading & Writing through Frank O’Hara’s Collected Poems
A Poetry Workshop with Hoa Nguyen
Jan 10 to May 1, 2016
in Cyberspace and Toronto


41VM7SRYTBLIn this workshop, we will study Frank O’Hara’s Collected Poems; our engagement will generate …

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Canadian Poetry 2015 Launch at IFOA Toronto

Join Tightrope Books and the Best Canadian Poetry Series on Friday, October 30, 7:30 PM at Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre for a special evening celebrating Canadian poetry.

The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2015 is the eighth edition of Canada’s …

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On JazzFM 91: Best Canadian Poetry 2015 with Hoa Nguyen

Recordings of a conversation with and poem by Hoa Nguyen. Text by Shirley Camia:
“The tumultuous period of the Vietnam War finds new meaning in one of the best Canadian poems of the year”


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“Haunted Sonnet” Poem of the Day at

“‘Haunted Sonnet’ is a sonnet among many sonnets that I tend to write (little songs). It is informed by dream and Greek myth and investigates the notion of

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Celebrating Poet John Wieners at Poets House, NYC, Thursday October 22

The poetry of John Wieners (1934-2004) influenced the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beats, and the poetics of pacifism and gay rights. The many registers of Wiener’s poetry are explored in an evening of readings and conversation occasioned by the publication …

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Happy Birthday, Amiri Baraka

& organize
yr sh*t
as rightly burning!”
–Amiri Baraka from AM/TRAK
Photo from the workshop’s celebration of his life…

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Interview with Hoa Nguyen on Kore Biters

Hoa Nguyen on Kore Biters: A monthly interview series that highlights the writing and literary activism of women writers who are transgressive and transformative by Arisa White and Rosebud Ben-Oni.


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UDP in Toronto: Poets Yankelevich, Goldstein, and Nguyen read


Please join us in celebrating Ugly Duckling Presse poets Matvei Yankelevich, David B Goldstein, and Hoa Nguyen at this book launch and poetry reading.

Y G N Reading Oct 8

Scout and Cash Caffè

Thursday, October 8 at 8:30 PM

146 Christie Street



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Tells Available

Sweet stitched chapbook Tells of the Crackling from Ugly Duckling Presse. Tells of the Crackling, GIANT

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Workshop Forming: Reading & Writing with Baraka’s S O S

Reading and Writing through Amiri Baraka’s selected poems with poet Hoa Nguyen 
A Poetry Workshop from Sept. 7 to Dec. 6, 2015
(Cyberspace and Toronto)




In this workshop, we will study Amiri Baraka’s selected poems S O S

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