One-on-one mentoring with Poet Laureate Jason Heroux

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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Isabel Turner Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 935 Gardiners Rd.

Kingston Frontenac Public Library is looking for six emerging or practising poets aged 14 or older who are interested in an hour-long one-on-one mentorship session in April with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.

If that describes you, please submit a sample of your poetry (from five to 12 pages in length) to .    Don't forget to include your full name and your contact information with your submission.  To be eligible, your submission must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 11.  (Those without an email address may submit their verse as a print-out or typescript at any branch of Kingston Frontenac Public Library, marked to the attention of Poet Laureate Jason Heroux, c/o Isabel Turner Branch.)

Please note that the six mentorship sessions will take place at the following times:

  • Tuesday, April 9 at Central, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • Friday, April 12 at Calvin Park, at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 23 at Isabel Turner, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

When sending in your poetry, please be sure to list which of these six sessions you'd be able to attend, ranked in order of your preference.  Jason will review all the submissions and will schedule one-on-one meetings with six poets.  During your hour he will go over your work and offer both feedback and possible next steps.

KFPL acknowledges the support of the City of Kingston through the Poet Laureate program, increasing the profile of the literary arts within the City and beyond.

Please contact Anne Hall, 613-549-8888, ext.3528, with any questions or responses.

One-on-one mentoring with Poet Laureate Jason Heroux