Opening Night

15 Mar 2016 • 07:00 PM–08:30 PM Eastern

Knox Church

The Poets

Sonia Lamontagne
French

Sonia Lamontagne hails from Northern Ontario and her debut collection, À tire d'ailes, won the Trillium Prize for poetry in 2012.

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Gerald Hill
English

Two-time winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Poetry, Gerald Hill's latest collection is Hillsdale Book (NeWest Press).

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Ger∂ur Kristny
English

Ger∂ur Kristny won the Icelandic Literature Awards in 2010 for her book of poetry Bló∂hófnir (Bloodhoof).

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Amal El-Mohtar
French

VERSeFest is thrilled to introduce our inaugural Poet-in-Residence, local poet and short fiction author Amal El-Mohtar.

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