Spontaneous Poetry Booth with Al Purdy A-Frame Writer-in-Residence Ronna Bloom

Ronna Bloom

Join Al Purdy A-Frame Writer in Residence, Ronna Bloom, for The Spontaneous Poetry Booth. Drop by between 12:00-1:30 PM and she will write you a poem on the spot.

Friday September 9 (Rain date: September 10) 12:00-1:30 PM, outside the Picton Branch Library. Brought to you by the Al Purdy A-Frame and the Picton Branch Library.

Ronna Bloom is the author of six books of poetry. Ronna developed the first Poet in Residence programme at Mount Sinai Hospital/Sinai Health which ran from 2012-2019. Her Spontaneous Poetry Booths and RX for Poetry have appeared in hospital waiting rooms, bookstores, fundraisers and arts events in Canada, The UK and Italy. Ronna’s poetry has been broadcast on the CBC, recorded by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, translated into Bangla and Chinese, and shortlisted for several Canadian literary awards. A Possible Trust: The Poetry of Ronna Bloom, selected with an introduction by Phil Hall will be published by Wilfred Laurier University Press in 2023. Ronna is the Al Purdy A-Frame Writer in Residence for September 2022. ronnabloom.com