VERSeFest - Irish Poetry Evenings
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17 Mar 2016— 24 Mar 2016

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VERSeFest - Irish Poetry Evenings

Knox Presbyterian Church and The Ship Pub
120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa
265 Duckworth Street, St. John’s

This event will include renowned Irish poets Leontia Flynn and Maurice Riordan at VERSeFest, Canada’s International Poetry Festival in Ottawa, and in coordination with the Trans-Atlantic Poetry Series, they will be showcased in St. John’s, Newfoundland in celebration of Irish Poetry.

Now in its sixth year, VERSeFest, Canada’s International Poetry Festival brings together important, challenging, vibrant and diverse Canadian and International poetry.

In the past VERSeFest has featured poets representing both written and spoken word from across the globe, including the Netherlands, Australia, the United States, Ireland, Scotland, Chile, and Nigeria. In 2016, poets from Iceland, Columbia, Armenia, Norway, the United States and Ireland will join Canadian poets in six-day showcase of “A World of Poetry in Ottawa.”