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Keith Garebian at Diaspora Dialogues and the Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo

Keith GarebianKeith Garebian will be participating in two upcoming literary cabarets organized by Diaspora Dialogues: one at the Guilty Dog Café, Mississauga, on Wednesday, March 26, the other at Covernotes, Newmarket, on Thursday, March 27.

He will also be making an appearance at the Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo, where he will be speaking at the institute’s literary forum on Chinese and South East Asian Diaspora Writers.

Keith Garebian is an award-winning freelance literary, theatre, and dance critic. He is also a biographer, a poet and an editor. Among his many awards are the Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Award (2010), the Canadian Authors Association (Niagara Branch) Poetry Award (2009), the Mississauga Arts Award (2000 and 2008), a Dan Sullivan Memorial Poetry Award (2006), the Lakeshore Arts/Scarborough Arts Council Award for Poetry (2003), and an Ontario Poetry Society Award for Haiku (2003).Moon On Wild Grasses_print

Keith Garebian’s poetry collections include – among others – Reservoir of Ancestors (Mosaic, 2003), Samson’s Hair and Other Satiric Fantasies (Micro Prose, 2004) and the haiku book Moon on Wild Grasses, recently published by Guernica Editions. Moon on Wild Grasses, with illustrations by the author, shows the unsuspected scope of a very concise, precise poetic form. Keith Garebian’s haiku encompass a wide range of themes in a vividly elegant style that combines the pictorial with the passionate, erotic or reflective. He captures nature, empirical experience, grief, , love, death, and the self with a perceptive, sensitive eye.


Diaspora Dialogues

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Where: Guilty Dog Café, Unit 1, 224 Lakeshore Rd. West, Mississauga, ON


When: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Where: Covernotes, 222 Main St., Newmarket, ON

Forum on Chinese and South East Asian Diaspora Writers

When: April 24, 2014

Where: 240 Westmount Rd. North, Waterloo, ON

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