This is an open invitation to a launch reading-reception, at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, to be held 7 pm, Thursday, August 16th, 2012.
This will be for my 8th poetry collection, When All My
Disappointments Came At Once, from Tightrope Books (Toronto,
I will be joined by three other Canadian poets, Ian Burgham,
Catherine Graham, and Griffin-winner A.F. Moritz, who will each read with
It is vital to know the names of those attending in advance, so if
you are able to attend, please do rsvp me no later than July 16. toddswift at clara dot co dot uk .
look forward to hearing from you soon.
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