Ontario Poetry Society (The), Oakville Branch

Site: Oakville - Mailing Address

Record #: OAK4325
Last Full Update: 17 Jul 2023

Contact Information

E-Mail j_andrews@sympatico.ca
Website www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Josie Di Sciascio Andrews, Branch Manager; Phone: (Residence) 905-330-6659; Email: j_andrews@sympatico.ca

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A democratic organization for members to unite in camaraderie and friendship and support in all aspects of poetry including reading, writing and publishing

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A grassroots organization promoting the writing, reading and publishing of poetry

  • members are entitled to participate in all the Oakville Poetry Society activities such as readings and workshops throughout Ontario
  • members receive the tri-annual publication, Verse Afire, with members' poetry, articles and poetry news
  • several annual poetry contests 
  • membership decides focus of meetings which could be sharing or critiquing poems in progress, or working on poems for contests and honing a particular poetry skill, or preparing for a joint poetry event in cooperation with another group

Not specified


Visit The Ontario Poetry Society website or Friends of the Ontario Poetry Society facebook page for more information about events, publishing opportunities and contests

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; York Region
Eligibility No restrictions

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Languages English
Fees Membership - Provincial fee

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews 
122 Tracina Dr 
Oakville, ON L6L 4B7
Physical Access Not Accessible - meeting location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Humanities Clubs/Events
Service Categories Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Writing Instruction

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