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Spring Poet Laureate Mentorship sessions available for local poets

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is looking for five emerging or practicing poets aged 14 or older who are interested in an hour-long one-on-one mentorship session this spring with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.  If that describes you, KFPL asks you to please submit a sample of your poetry (from

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Local poets wanted for mentorship sessions with Poet Laureate

Kingston Frontenac Public Library is looking for six emerging or practising poets aged 14 or older who are interested in an hour-long one-on-one mentorship session this winter with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.  If that describes you, KFPL asks you to please submit a sample of your poetry (from five

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Second weekend of ‘Ontario Street: A Vibrant Project’ kicks off Friday

The City of Kingston will be putting on a second weekend of the Ontario Street Vibrant Spaces Project. Ontario Street will be closed to traffic in front of City Hall from 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 to allow a gathering space for

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Poet Laureate offering one-on-one mentorship sessions

Are you an aspiring poet? Would you enjoy being mentored by Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux? Good news! The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is offering you the chance to do just that. Jason Heroux was appointed Kingston’s third Poet Laureate in November 2018. He has written four books of poetry

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‘Great things can come out of a setback’ – Local arts community rallies around young poet following vandalism of public poetry installation

They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and those in Kingston’s arts community are proving that as they push forward to “create a positive out of a negative” after a public poetry installation was destroyed by vandalism. As part of a Skeleton Park Arts Festival initiative, young poet

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New Poet Laureate’s works ‘immensely influenced’ by Kingston

As Kingston celebrates the new year, the City and its residents are also celebrating a new Poet Laureate, whose first public event coincided with the Mayor’s New Year’s Levee. On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, the City of Kingston announced the appointment of local author and poet, Jason Heroux, as the

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