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Mordecai takes Memorial: Newfoundland university plays host to SUBVERSIVE SONNETS poet

With poetry as with time, Newfoundland leads the rest of Canada! This week the province hosts a series of appearances by acclaimed poet Pamela Mordecai in advance of her reading at the TSAR Publications group launch in Toronto on November 21st. Pamela Mordecai’s Newfoundland tour … Continue reading

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Merriment loves company: new books by Lin, Mordecai to be feted at TSAR group launch

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community to properly launch a book. With this in mind, TSAR Publications is gathering Toronto literati to celebrate its fall 2012 list, which includes Julia Lin‘s debut story collection, Miah, and Pamela … Continue reading

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SUBVERSIVE SONNETS meets Waterloo: Pamela Mordecai to read at third fall event

Great news for Southwestern Ontario’s poetry-lovers! There’s now a third launch for Pamela Mordecai‘s Subversive Sonnets (TSAR Publications 2012), and this one’s close to home. Sponsored by the bookstore at Wilfrid Laurier University, Pam’s Waterloo reading is sure to be … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Fall: HSWLA titles among season’s most-anticipated books

If the book business is an orchard, it’s densest and most varied as leaves begin to turn and stone fruits give way to apples and pears. But with so many new, appealing options, it’s hard to know which to pick and sample first. Happily, book media publish most-anticipated lists that are guaranteed … Continue reading

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In celebration of subversion: two events launch new poetry collection

TSAR Publications sends Pamela Mordecai‘s latest poetry collection off in style with not one, but two parties this fall. Let the first of these events for Subversive Sonnets serve as your unofficial kick-off to Toronto’s Word on the Street weekend and join us at … Continue reading

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February readings spotlight HSWLA authors

Next week is shaping up to be a busy one for HSW Literary Agency authors. As we’ve already noted, Pamela Mordecai is slated–along with Rachel Manley and Olive Senior–to read at the Toronto Public Library’s Don Mills Branch on Wednesday, February … Continue reading

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Pamela Mordecai at the Richmond Hill Public Library TONIGHT!

Get better acquainted with the work of Pamela Mordecai, author/poet/playwright-extraordinaire, at the Richmond Hill Public Library’s Central branch. Starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Pamela–who was recently interviewed for Open Book Toronto by Adebe D.A.– will read from her short story … Continue reading

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Pamela Mordecai in the Caribbean Review of Books

To say that poet, author, and playwright Pamela Mordecai has “a way with words” would be putting it mildly. Her cadence is lyrical but precise; her sense of place, impressionistic as it is vivid and true. Proof of these talents: … Continue reading

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Great Black History Month programming at the Richmond Hill Public Library!

The surest cure for the winter blahs is a full social life, so pull out those calendars once more–February is looking up! Fans of Pamela Mordecai will be pleased to hear that she has another reading lined up. On Monday, … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars!

In honour of Black History Month, Jamaican-Canadian poet and author Pamela Mordecai will appear at the Toronto Public Library’s Don Mills Branch on February 23, 2011 at 7 p.m. She will be joined by Rachel Manley and Olive Senior who, like … Continue reading

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