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Oakville Literary Café

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Date(s) - Sunday, January 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre


We are delighted to feature poets:

Tom Gannon Hamilton and Darrell Epp.

About Dr.Thomas Gannon Hamilton

Tom Gannon Hamilton has had poems published in Blue Buffalo, Blood & Aphorisms, OiSE Transforms, Hart House, Whetstone and Dalhousie Review.

He was awarded First Prize in the 2018 Big Pond Rumours Chapbook competition for a suite of poems entitled “El Marillo,” which chronicles the poet’s experiences in war-torn El Salvador.

After serving as an aid worker in El Salvador Tom was welcomed into the Salvadoran arts cooperative Tizon and Nicaragua’s Instituto de Cultura.

His B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. all focused on poetry. He is founder, curator and host of the Urban Folk Art Salon in partnership with Toronto Public Library.

A career musician since age 14, Tom makes his living performing and producing records in the Toronto area. Latest book by this author:

About Darell Epp

Darell Epp’s poetry has appeared in dozens of magazines including Maisonneuve, Poetry Ireland, Sub-Terrain, and The Saranac Review. His previous poetry collection include Imaginary Maps (2009) and After Hours (2016).

Darrell lives in Hamilton, Ontario.


Imaginary Maps (2009)

Sinners Dance (2018)

Consolation Prizes (2001)

After Hours (2017)

Everyone will have time for two to three poems or one page of prose to share.

Bring your own publications to sell at our book table. Parking and refreshments are free at this event. We are asking for a $5.00 cover charge to pay for the venue.
See you there!