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Good mischief is afoot at TNSoW this Fall

Hello friends of Toronto New School of Writing —

Writers make good tricksters, and we have so many mischievous souls this fall that it might be hard to keep your eye on them. And maybe you’ve not yet heard that TNSoW has ambitiously started a visiting writers reading series? Tricksters indeed. Well here are the upcoming events and workshops, all obediently set in a row!

FYI: there’s still room to sign up for all workshops so jump to

Oct 23: Problems and Possibilities of Positionality: Writing From/Away/Without/Toward/Multiples Of/Embodied Within the “I” with visiting writer CARA BENSON. 1 day.

Oct 30: The Nothingness Shows Through, radically evil poetics with visiting writer VANESSA PLACE. 1 day.

Nov 6: The Attack of the Difficult Poems: Close Encounters with Poetics (Say, Do You Have a Poetics?) with visiting writer CHARLES BERNSTEIN. 1 day.

Nov. 27 | Feb 26 | June 18: Three From Grapefruit by Yoko Ono with poet extraordinaire SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA

NEW!Dec 4 & Dec 5: EAR KNOWS THROAT: An interrogation of belief and hope through sound and text with peripatetic poet A.RAWLINGS. 2 days.

NEW! (Details coming soon!)Dec 11: Intro to Innovative Writing with Jenny Sampirisi. A free one day workshop for those interested in learning about and participating in the production of the types of works presented at TNSoW.

TNSoW Visiting Writers Reading Series!
Make our first events a success…by attending!

CARA BENSON READING Oct 22nd, as part of the Avant Garden Reading Series:

VANESSA PLACE READINGOct 30th, 7:30pm918 Bathurst Street

CHARLES BERNSTEIN READINGNov 6th, 7:30pm918 Bathurst Street

Hope to see you out!Jay &enny


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