Thursday, September 21 — 7:00 pm (7:30 start)
3 excellent poets whose stories, lyricism and insight will inspire you
Ayaz Pirani reading from “How Beautiful People Are” (Gordon Hill)
Plus… Anne-Marie Burrus & Melissa Thorne
The Northumberland Room — The Best Western Cobourg Inn
Admission: PWYC — Pay What You Can — but if you want a suggestion, maybe $5 would work
Poetry readings happen the 3rd Thursday of every month.
The Featured Poet is Ayaz Pirani who was born in Musoma, Tanzania but grew up in Canada. His parents were born in Kenya and Tanzania with ancestral roots in South Asia.
He studied humanities and writing at York University’s Glendon College, and at Concordia University in Montreal. He also studied at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
His other books include:
“Bachelor of Art” — chapbook — (Anstruther Press, 2020)
“Kabir’s Jacket Has a Thousand Pockets” (Mawenzi House, 2019), and,
“Happy You Are Here” (The Word Works, 2016)
His work has recently appeared in ARC Poetry Magazine, The Antigonish Review, The Malahat Review, and Guest 16. He lives near Monterey Bay, California