Celebrating the 2020 Trillium Book Award for Poetry

October 14 - October 18

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A celebration of the English language 2020 Trillium Book Award for Poetry featuring finalists Doyali Islam (Heft) and Matthew Walsh (These Are Not the Potatoes of My Youth), and a pre-recorded reading by winner Roxanna Bennett (Unmeaningable).

The live recording took place on September 16, 2020.


Presented by The Word on the Street Toronto, in partnership with VerseFest, with support from Ontario Creates.

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Doyali Islam, Matthew Walsh, Roxanna Bennett



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