JonArno Lawson is the award-winning author of numerous books of poetry for children and adults, including Black Stars in a White Night Sky, A Voweller's Bestiary and Think Again. A two-time winner of the Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Children's Poetry, he lives in Toronto with his wife and children.
This week we continued the discussion around ableism with a fierce essay from author and disability activist Dorothy Ellen Palmer and got silly with a book about culture and creativity.
Saturday’s Family Literacy Day, so why not cozy up with your munchkins tomorrow morning with one of these 10 read-together wonders?
There are three major seasonal launches happening this week in Toronto, plus plenty more events in other parts of Ontario and Quebec.
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We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
This year, you may have resolved to eat healthier, quit smoking, or save money. But how about resolving to be open to new inspiration? Poetry offers an accessible read suitable for a quick browse, a languid savouring, or reading aloud.
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Recently released from Wolsak & Wynn in Hamilton, Enjoy It While It Hurts by JonArno Lawson is an illustrated collection of poetry that is both fun to read and beautiful to display. The poetry is whimsical, featuring "quarrelsome quips, holiday oddities, benevolent advice, curious ... Read more
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