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Toronto's Poet Laureate Releases Creative City Manifesto


I'm slowly getting familiar with the work of Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, the man who has been humbly wearing the mantle of Toronto's Poet Laureate since 2004. While his poetry is a treat in and of itself, he also waxes poetical (and theoretical) about urban issues and creativity in cities. This Wednesday, June 27th, Di Cicco is launching a new book about just those issues entitled Municipal Mind: Manifestos for the Creative City.

The book, published by Mansfield Press, is being launched in association with Spacing Magazine and the Italian Chamber of Commerce at the Gladstone Hotel. For anyone interested in the place where urban spaces and creativity intersect, this book may provide some interesting fodder for the imagination.

The event is free and begins at 7:30 pm.

Photo by Bahman. from the blogTO Flickr pool.


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