There are no scheduled poetry events at this time, but check below for some of our past poetry events . . .
Past Poetry Events
The egg's the engine - An open mic poetry event open to all poetry lovers
Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Garden of Eat'n, 6293 Quinpool Road, Halifax
The egg's the engine (poem by Maryann Martin)
The egg's the engine, the pale blue want
polished by your palm. Listen to the hum
of the robin's heart, shell of many parts made
whole when the voice inside breaks open.
Pick the door with knots: An evening of poetry with Brian Bartlett and Carole Langille
Thursday, March 21, 2013, in the AST Library
About the poets
Brian Bartlett is the author of six collections of poetry, including The Watchmaker’s Table and Wanting the Day: Selected Poems, which was published in both Canada and Britain, and received the Atlantic Poetry Prize. He has also edited three books of selected poems: Earthly Pages: The Poetry of Don Domanski, The Essential James Reaney, and The Essential Robert Gibbs. Since 1990, has taught creative writing and literature at Saint Mary’s University. He is currently trying to find publishers for two manuscripts: a gathering of seven long poems all in the form of “haiku montages,” and a prose “book of days,” 366 paragraphs of nature writing (one for each day of the year, including an extra for leap years).
Look with your ears: An evening of poetry with Alyda Faber and Maryann Martin
Thursday, February 7, 2013, in the AST Library
About the poets
Alyda Faber read from a manuscript entitled "Leeuwarden Train Station." She teaches theology and ethics at AST and has published poetry in Canadian and Dutch literary magazines.