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Poetry Writing Workshop Renga Poetry and Leonard Cohen

Poetry Writing Workshop: Renga Poetry & Leonard Cohen

Renga is a genre of Japanese collaborative poetry — verse written by multiple authors in conversation. After a discussion of Leonard Cohen's work, Jason Heroux will show how to initiate a series of renga poems in response to Cohen's poetry. Offered in conjunction with the February 25 Grand OnStage presentation of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal's Dance Me, itself inspired by the work of Leonard Cohen.

Free to emerging and practising poets aged 14 and older, but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment please register in advance, online at calendar.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Saturday, February 22, at Central, 1 p.m.

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May We Suggest

May We Suggest

Just like you, our staff have a variety of likes and interests, so if you're stuck looking for your next book, you can ask us.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard showcases poems curated by the Poet Laureate, Jason Heroux, and written by Kingston poets.

Brain Storm Speakers' Series Alzheimer's Disease and Diabetes

Brain Storm: Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes

Our monthly Brain Storm series features students from Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies talking about their research into the inner workings of the brain.  This month, come learn about the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.  Free to all adults, but seating is limited.  To avoid disappointment, please register in advance at calendar.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Thursday, February 13, Calvin Park, 7 p.m.

Write On Sydenham Writers' Group

Write On Sydenham Writers' Group

Are you a writer 18 or older who is already working on a writing project, or who is ready to start one?  If you're interested in meeting with a small group of other writers to share your work, and to give and receive constructive criticism and helpful suggestions, check out the Write On Sydenham Writers' Group, now meeting on the second Thursday of each month.  Free to adults, but seating is limited to ten people.  To avoid disappointment, please register in advance for this month's session, either online or by phone at (613) 549-8888, starting on Saturday February 8.  Thursday, February 13, Sydenham, 2 p.m.