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John Oughton to Read at Poetry NOW: 5th Annual Battle of the Bards as part of Authors at Harbourfront Centre

John Oughton, author of four poetry collections, Time Slip (Guernica 2010) and close to 400 articles, reviews and interviews, as well as facilitator of the Long Dash Poetry Group and a micro-press called Sixth Floor, will be reading at Poetry NOW: 5th Annual Battle of the Bards. This event is part of the 39th season of Authors at Harbourfront Centre, and will take place on April 3rd, 2013 at 7:30pm in the Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON.

Each poet will read for 5 minutes and a jury including Toronto Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, Authors at Harbourfront Centre Director Geoffrey Taylor, and Artistic Associate Jen Tindall will select one author to win an invitation to read at the 34th annual International Festival of Authors (October 24 to November 3, 2013) and have their book advertised in NOW Magazine. NOW Magazine’s Susan G. Cole will be hosting Poetry NOW.

This is sure to be an incredible night, and is definitely very exciting for John! Be sure to come by and show your support and enjoy poetry NOW.

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