- Anita Arvast
- Dr. Bruce Meyer, Poet Laureate of Barrie, Professor @Laurentian University, Barrie-Georgian Campus
- Royston Tester
- Deepam Wadds
91 Dunlop St E Barrie, ON L4M 1A6
8 PM – 10:30 PM
~Information provided by club member Leslie G.
Wednesday April 24, 2013 marks the final event of The Society of the Spoken Word. Casa Cappuccino will be the venue for the event which takes places between 8 – 10 pm. Confirmed guest readers include Rocco De Giacomo:
Rocco de Giacomo is a widely published poet whose work has appeared in literary journals in Canada, Australia, England, Hong Kong and the US. His work has just been accepted for publication in Descant and The Malahat Review, and has most recently been published in The Fiddlehead and Queen’s Quarterly. Rocco’s poetry has also been featured on the CBC. He is the author of numerous chapbooks including, in 2008, Catching Dawn’s Breath. In 2009, his first full-length poetry collection, Ten Thousand Miles Between Us, was launched through Quattro Books. In 2010, Ten Thousand Miles was longlisted for the ReLit Poetry Award. In 2011, it was selected for Poetry NOW’s 3rd Annual Battle of the Bards. Rocco lives in Toronto where he writes and participates on the council for the Art Bar Poetry Series.
Casa Cappuccino is located at 91 Dunlop St. E, Barrie, ON.
This month’s Society of the Spoken Word takes place at the usual venue. On Tuesday Feb. 26 , 2013 from 9 – 11 pm the Second Cup in downtown Barrie will be host to the event. As always, the first hour will feature an exceptional guest reader. The second hour will be open-mic, where anyone who wants to share their poetry or prose is welcome to take center stage. Come out to Second Cup, located at 74 Dunlop Street East, Barrie and take in some local culture.
According to SotSW founder, Jonathan Eskedjian:
Our guest-readers for this month’s event will be the amazing Matt.Miller and Tomy Bewick! They will be performing their own style of tandem and solo spoken word pieces for you guys, so show up to support them!