On Sunday, April 22nd I’ll be participating in the Draft Reading Series. It’s an afternoon event, starting at 2:00 PM (and I’m reading first!) at the S. Walter Stewart Branch of Toronto Public Library (170 Memorial Park Ave.1 block north of Mortimer Ave, 2 blocks west of Coxwell). I’ll be reading with my lovely and talented friend Eufemia Fantetti (who recently won second place in Accenti Magazine writing contest!), as well as Susan Glickman, Amy Lavender Harris, and Lola Lemire Tostevin.
April 22nd also happens to be the anniversary of my father’s death, and I can’t think of a better thing to do on that day. Though I won’t be reading from it, the Draft publication (a little booklet available at the event) includes a small tribute to my father: an excerpt from a piece I wrote about him and a poem of his I translated. You can read a little bit about my father in this post here.