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Past Contributor Reading Series: Diana Manole
Today in the PCRS Diana Manole reading her poem “Teaching CanLit” that just SLAYED the crowd at the issue 5.1 launch.
Diana Manole is a Romanian-Canadian scholar, writer, literary translator, and author of nine collections of poems, short prose, and drama in her home country. The winner of the 2020 Very Small Verse Contest of the League of Canadian Poets, her poetry has been published in the UK, the US, Belarus, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, Albania, China, Romania, and Canada. Her poetry book, Praying to a Landed-Immigrant God, is forthcoming from Grey Borders Books and can be pre-ordered online. Holding a doctorate from the University of Toronto, Diana teaches theatre, literature, and creative writing at universities in Ontario.
Watch Diana read this poem and read it for yourself below!
Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for another reading!