Past Events

January 31, 2018

Renee visited Jeane Sauve P.S. in Oshawa on behalf of Brooklin Poetry Society to meet with budding poets in a grade 4 class.  The kids were impressed to write a poem with a real poet!


December 3, 2017

Members of BPS: Renee, Gail, John, Bradley, Theresa and Rod met on Sunday 12-2:30pm at the Brooklin Pub in Brooklin to eat/drink, talk and share poems. A good time was had by all.

October 21, 2017

BPS poet, John Di Leonardo will be reading his (Judge’s Choice) poems at the Canadian Authors Association, (Niagara Branch) Book Launch on October 21, 2017.  Check out John’s poetry on our members’ poetry page!

October 14, 2017
See pictures below from the “Our Stories” Poetry Workshop organized by Anna Yin (former Poet Laureate of Mississauga) and led by Richard Greene (winner of the
Governor General’s Literary Award in 2010 and English Prof at the University of Toronto). Renee, John and Rod attended from BPS and a good time was had by all.

Anna Yin Workshop

A Yin Workshop_Richard Greene


A Yin Workshop_J Dileonardo

A Yin Workshop_John and Renee

October 3, 2017

Here we are, gang, with Mayor Don Mitchell at presentation of the grant to Brooklin Poetry Society. With thanks to Town of Whitby, the Mayor’s Community Development Fund and everyone who was able to come out and support us! And thanks to John Di Leonardo for his hard work in putting the application together!

Brooklin Poetry Society