07 May 2007

bpNichol Chapbook Award 2007

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bpNichol Chapbook Award Presentation Dinner
A celebration of Canadian poets and their work

Date: 29 May 2007
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Cervejaria, 842 College St (at Ossington), Toronto, ON

The bpNichol Chapbook Award was established in 1984,to encourage and inspire Canadian poets and new poetry. Each year, $1000 is awarded to the best poetry chapbook in English, published in Canada.

This will be the first time we announce and present the award at a celebratory dinner & fundraiser. It will be a fun evening of food, entertainment, selected poetry readings and a silent auction. Admission is $75 per person and includes a 3-course dinner (of that amount, $50 is eligible for a receipt for income tax purposes.) All proceeds will go directly toward increasing the amount of the award, establishing a 2nd and 3rd prize, and raising awareness of bpNichol and chapbook poetry. Emcee, Luciano Iacobelli. Guest Speaker, Nick Mancuso. Seating is limited, so please reserve early! For tickets contact: Natalie, 416-964-3380.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, please send a check or money order to: Phoenix Community Works Foundation, 505-344 Bloor St W, Toronto ON M5S 3A7. Tel: 416-964-3380, Fax: 416-964-8516. Charitable Tax Number 13096 2277 RR0001. A tax receipt is available for all donations of $30 dollars or more. Email: info@pcwf.ca, website: www.pcwf.ca.

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loc: Hawkeye Island
temp: 5 C
sound: Mother, on the ground floor; CBC radio news rhubarb

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