The Centenary of Margaret Avison, April 2018

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Thursday 19 April 2018: Celebrating the Centenary of Margaret Avison

On 19 April 2018 in the parish hall, St. Thomas’s Church, 383 Huron Street, Toronto, we celebrated the centenary of Margaret Avison (1918-2018) with poetry, reflections, and music.

Jeffery Donaldson

bill bissett

Maureen Scott Harris

Robyn Sarah

Gordon Johnston

William Aide

Jill Jorgenson

Rev. Donald MacLeod

Porcupine’s Quill Press and Brick Books were present with many of Avison’s publications available for purchase.


Centenary cake
Joan Eichner, literary executor for Margaret Avison
L to R: Rev. Don MacLeod, Jeffery Donaldson, Gordon Johnston, David Kent, Maureen Scott-Harris, Jill Jorgenson, Robyn Sarah, bill bissett, William Aide


bill bissett reading