Weekend of Words

Weekend of Words
September 15 – 17, 2017
East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto

Weekend of Words is a free, three-day celebration of language and literary arts.

Throughout the weekend, the entire East York Civic Centre will be turned into an eclectic gallery displaying six-word stories collected for the east end edition of the city-wide My City My Six initiative, with an opening reception on the evening of September 15.

On September 16, a showcase of East End Poetry takes the stage with readings, musical performances, and talks hosted by Toronto’s Poet Laureate Anne Michaels. Enjoy recitations of Canadian poetry from Poetry in Voice youth contest winners.

On September 17, patrons will be treated with readings from the winners of the What’s Your Story, East York? writing competition, presenting original works inspired by the East York area.

The weekend will be rounded out by a number of free workshops and activities.

Stay tuned – the full Weekend of Words schedule and workshop details will be announced soon! 


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