Stan Rogal was born in Vancouver where he worked for several years in the bowling business. He moved to Toronto in 1987 to complete an MA English at York University. He ran the popular Idler Pub Reading Series for ten years, was co-creator of Bald Ego Theatre and is now the artistic director of Bulletproof Theatre. He has published thirteen books (eight poetry, two novels, three short story collections) and his work has appeared in several anthologies and in numerous literary magazines in Canada, the US and Europe. He continues to act and direct and several of his plays have been produced across Canada.
In Winnipeg? In luck! There are Thin Air Festival happenings all week, plus launches and reading series Ontario-over.
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It’s National Poetry Month, friends! Hands up if you’re excited! Ours are definitely up, way up. 2015 marks our third annual blog series celebrating National Poetry Month but our first on All Lit Up.
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We’re kicking off our 30-Day Coast-to-Coast Poetry Project (and, forgive us, but we may refer to this as CoCoPoPro). By the end of the month we'll have shared a new poem every day from a different poet, collection, and independent Canadian publisher.
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