Posts tagged ‘Poet Laureate’

November 28, 2012

Fringe Lottery Results and a New Poet Laureate

(Love spelling Laureate. Just keep spelling)

The Fringe Lottery happened Monday night, and although results were live tweeted, you can click here for the whole list in a row of who was picked out of the hat.

Didn’t get in? Console yourself by attending Next Stage. Tickets here.

Did get in? You need to start Fringe socializing by attending Next Stage. Tickets here.

Toronto has a new Poet Laureate! From Live with Culture:

Respected Toronto-based poet, dramatist, novelist, and professor George Elliott Clarke has been appointed by City Council as Toronto’s fourth Poet Laureate. He takes the reins from outgoing poet Dionne Brand.

“It’s a great honour,” the gregarious Clarke (said). “I am humbled to follow in the brilliant wake of Dionne Brand, Pier Giorgio di Cicco, and Dennis Lee.” Read more

 

 

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