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10th Annual Battle of the Bards

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Poetry NOW, Special Event: IFOA Weekly
Participants: Jonathan Bennett, Stéphane Bouquet, Nicholas Bradley, Michael e. Casteels, Ron Charach, Susan G. Cole, Pino Coluccio, Rocco de Giacomo, Adebe DeRango-Adem, David Groulx… (11 others)

20 poets. 1 stage. 1 winner.

Toronto’s popular poetry competition celebrates its 10th anniversary, featuring the readings of 20 dynamic poets.

Judges Geoffrey E. Taylor (IFOA’s Director), Stuart Ross (winner of 2017 Battle of the Bards) and Zviko Mhakayakora (IFOA’s Executive Assistant Programming) will select one winner, who will receive an invitation to read at the 39th edition of Toronto’s International Festival of Authors AND advertising for their book in NOW Magazine!

The event will be hosted by NOW‘s Susan G. Cole.

For full event information visit

Poet Stéphane Bouquet’s participation in this event was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in Canada.

The Battle of the Bards is presented in partnership with NOW Magazine.


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