News Release

October 14, 2015

Anne Michaels Selected as Toronto's New Poet Laureate

Internationally acclaimed poet and novelist Anne Michaels has been selected as Toronto's fifth Poet Laureate, pending approval by City Council at its November session.

"Anne Michaels has inspired readers around the world with her works and now she can inspire them again as Toronto's new Poet Laureate," said Mayor John Tory. "I would like to congratulate and thank George Elliott Clarke for his tremendous commitment and passion as our Poet Laureate for the past three years."

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