Come One Come All!

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The Word Is Wild Literary Festival” will be held at The Arlington Hotel, in Maynooth, Ontario, on June 6th and 7th. There’s a great line-up of talented folks who will be coming to this area to present and discuss their work! These include well-known Canadian novelist and short story writer, Ursula Pflug, who’ll also be holding writing workshops, and poet/novelist, Bob MacKenzie, from Kingston, who will be sharing his knowledge and expertise during a poetry and “how to give effective public readings” workshop! The Ontario Poetry Society is also participating and will be holding some special events in Lake St. Peter, on June 7th!

Flowertopia Studio Presents:

FRIDAY, JUNE 6 & SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014
9am – 9pm Friday & 9:30am – 6pm Saturday
THE WORD IS WILD LITERARY FESTIVAL
FEATURING:
BOB MACKENZIE, novelist & poet
CHRIS FAIERS, Purdy Country Literary Festival coordinator & longtime haiku poet
DALLAS BADER, writer & playwright
DIANA KARRANDJAS, storyteller
KATHY FIGUEROA, poet
MARTIN DURKIN, poet
MIRKA SWEETGRASS, poet
ROBERT RENNIE, poet
URSULA PFLUG, novelist
WAYNE ELLIOTT, poet & songwriter
BOOK FAIR! OPEN MIC! WRITING WORKSHOPS! FEATURED READINGS!

THE ARLINGTON HOTEL
32990 HIGHWAY 62, MAYNOOTH, ONTARIO, CANADA
With special thanks to THE ONTARIO POETRY SOCIETY! Thanks, also, goes to THE WRITERS’ UNION OF CANADA and the CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS for facilitating Ursula Pflug’s appearance at this festival.
For more info, or to sign up for a workshop, contact: flowertopia.studio@gmail.com

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The Word Is Wild Literary Festival
& The Ontario Poetry Society Present:
THE WINSOME WORDS POETRY GATHERING

DATE & TIME:
Saturday June 7th, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
The Porterville Diner
2367 Hwy. 127
Lake St. Peter, Ontario (approximately 10 km from Maynooth, Ontario)

FEATURING:
The Let’s Go Wild Raffle Draw! Many Exciting Prize Packages of Books! Tickets are 1 for $2 or 3 for $5.

SPONSORED BY:
Random House, Guernica Editions, Brick Books, Serengeti Press, HMS Press, Creative Vocalization Studio, Hidden Brook Press, Canada Cuba Literary Alliance, The Azrieli Foundation, Snowapple Press & Dundurn Press

For more information, contact: flowertopia.studio@gmail.com
http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com/the-word-is-wild-literary-festival/
http://www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca/wordiswild.htm
https://www.facebook.com/events/729340917116645/

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About Crazy Irishman

Touted as a working man's poet, Martin Durkin has been writing professionally for the last 12 years. He has appeared in over twenty anthologies across North America, including, "And left a place to stand on", a collection of poems and essays about the late great Al Purdy. Durkin has also published two collections of poetry, "Hypnotic Childhood", and "The Sound of Quish". Over the past 4 years, Durkin has been on hiatus for the most part but has recently come back to the poetry scene creating a poetry site called crazyirishman.wordpress.com, where in the past year he has written over 100 poems and created a cross over page on https://www.facebook.com/crazyirishmanpoetry where he gives a story behind each of the pieces written. View all posts by Crazy Irishman

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