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The Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology Launch & Fundraiser - Toronto


November 6, 2009

Some of Canada’s most esteemed writers and artists will congregate at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto for The Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology launch and A-frame Trust fundraiser on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:30 pm. John Degen of the Ontario Arts Council will host this evening of poetry and anecdotes in the Lakeside Terrace located at 235 Queens Quay West. Al Purdy memorabilia such as broadsides, Mexican shirts, wild grape wine, unpublished works and more may be featured in an auction aimed at raising funds to preserve Al Purdy’s old A-frame home. All proceeds from The Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology will also go towards preserving the A-frame as a retreat for future generations of Canadian writers. The list of speakers at The Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology launch and fundraiser include:

Dave Bidini, Dennis Lee, Geoff Heinricks, John Reeves, Paul Vermeersch, Russell Morton Brown and Steven Heighton.

Tickets to this fabulous event are $8.00. Please call the Authors at Harbourfront Centre box office at               416-973-4000        for more information or to purchase tickets.