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Whitehorse Poetry Festival

"Fool that I was, for many years, I tried to reject any notion of an artistic life," says poet Garry Thomas Morse. "For me, a poet is not just someone who pens pretty lines or teaches theory or hangs out with poets. You can blame my Native background Read more

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Rhea Tregebov has loved poetry from an early age. "It wasn't until university that I realized what a central place it would take in my life," she admits. Read more

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In between, author Randall Maggs creates a biography of poems that takes readers on the roller coaster ride that was the life of the greatest goalie of the original six National Hockey League teams. Read more

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Montreal poet and essayist Erin Mouré is an Albertan with roots in Galicia, Spain. "I think in three languages all at once and every day," she said: Galician, her father's language, French and English. Read more

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When local poet Michael Reynolds reads at the 2009 Whitehorse Poetry Festival, he'll join a closely connected group of guests that includes Michael Ondaatje, Don McKay, CD Wright, Adam Sol and Erin Mouré. Read more

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