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Subversive storyteller: Pamela Mordecai and the narrative sonnet

Anyone who’s read Pink Icing can tell you that Pamela Mordecai is a consummate storyteller. But readers of Subversive Sonnets can attest Mordecai brings the same narrative skill and flair to her poetry. Writing in the Summer 2013 issue of … Continue reading

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Keeping dreams alive: Pamela Mordecai to read at Romanian General Consulate

With help from Subversive Sonnets poet Pamela Mordecai, the Romanian General Consulate in Toronto has two reasons to brave the cold on January 15th: the birthdays of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mihai Eminescu, men linked by dreams of freedom. … Continue reading

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Sweet on subversion: The latest praise for Pamela Mordecai’s SUBVERSIVE SONNETS

Subversive Sonnets (TSAR Publications 2012), the new collection by critically lauded poet Pamela Mordecai, continues to catch the attention of lovers of verse and prose alike. Reviewing Mordecai’s recent appearance at the Rowers Pub Reading Series, The Town Crier–the blog of … Continue reading

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Up close and personal: Pamela Mordecai joins York U’s Canadian Writers In Person series

On the heels of last month’s appearance at Brock University, Subversive Sonnets poet Pamela Mordecai is poised to return to the academic arena. She’s giving a free reading tonight at York University as part of the school’s Canadian Writers In … Continue reading

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Two books and a launch for YA-author Richard Scarsbrook

September 2013 promises to be especially busy for Richard Scarsbrook: he has two new books being published! Scarsbrook’s first full-length collection of poetry, Six Weeks (Turnstone 2013), will be released at the end of the month, and it’s already receiving … Continue reading

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Pamela Mordecai Brock University appearance

Due to unseasonable weather, tonight’s Brock University Distinguished Speaker Series event with Pamela Mordecai has been cancelled. The good news: Mordecai’s fans can still look forward to seeing her at the Toronto Public Library on Monday, April 15, when she’ll read with Toronto’s poet laureate, George Elliott Clarke. … Continue reading

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Pamela Mordecai Art Bar Appearance Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Pamela Mordecai will not be reading at the Art Bar tonight, March 19, 2013. We’re sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment.

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Subversive scholar: Poet Pamela Mordecai schedules April university talks

With days getting longer and temperatures rising, it’s time to start dreaming of summer vacation–unless you’re Pamela Mordecai. The hard-working Subversive Sonnets (TSAR Publications, 2012) poet is heading back to school at a time when most scholars are setting aside their books until the fall. … Continue reading

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Sunday night sonnets: Pamela Mordecai reads at Hamilton’s LitLive

With Downtown Abbey having finished its season, Sunday night entertainment prospects were looking decidedly dim. Until Pamela Mordecai was scheduled to appear at LitLive, that is. The Subversive Sonnetspoet joins Eva Stachniak, Tim Conley, Mark Lavorato, Barry Webster, and Soraya Erian on Sunday, March … Continue reading

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Scarsbrook’s good “Fortune”: New poem nominated for Winston Collins/Descant Prize

Richard Scarsbrook–author of a number of popular young adult novels, including the White Pine Award-winning The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown 2010)–is branching out. Following the announcement that his first poetry collection, Outtakes, will be published by Turnstone Press later this year … Continue reading

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