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HEAR/HEAR Reading Series #9

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 7:00pm


Free Times Cafe
320 College Street
Toronto, ON


NOW HEAR THIS! is entering fall with the 9th event in the HEAR/HEAR Reading Series featuring readings by four more talented Writers-in-Residence. On Wednesday, October 13, you are invited to enjoy new work by local authors Desi Di Nardo, Larry Frolick, Nic Labriola and Aaron Tucker.


Desi Di Nardo is a poet and author in Toronto whose work has been published in numerous North American and international journals and anthologies including the Literary Review of Canada, Globe and Mail, Descant and Grain. Her poetry has been performed at the National Arts Centre, featured in Poetry on the Way on the Toronto Transit Commission, and displayed in the Official Residences of Canada. Desi's poems have been studied in schools across the country, translated into several languages, and printed on Starbucks cups. She has also worked as an English professor at George Brown College. Her new book of poetry, published by Guernica Editions, is titled The Plural of Some Things.

Larry Frolick is author of Grand Centaur Station / Unruly Living with the New Nomads of Central Asia (M & S) and is completing on a social history of Modernism in Canada. He won the 2006 Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize (USA) with photographer Don Weber for work on Ukraine’s global underclass, and several National Magazine Awards. He lives in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, and frequently travels abroad.

Nic Labriola is a poet, actor, playwright and teacher. He holds a Hons B.A. in English from the University of Toronto, and a B. Ed from Trent University. His first collection of poetry, Naming the Mannequins, was published in 2009 by Insomniac Press. He lives in Toronto.

Aaron Tucker’s most recent work has appeared in Descant, Rampike and The Windsor Review. He also publishes regular reviews for Broken Pencil, Matrix and The Danforth Review. in addition to running the poetry criticism site Agora. He is currently teaching at Ryerson University.

Doors: 6:30.

To RSVP, please contact Rachel Hopwood at


Free Times Cafe
320 College Street
Toronto, ON

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