Wednesday, November 11: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Placing the Perfect / Line Break

with Paul Vermeersch

A well-placed line break can be the most effective tool 
in the poet’s toolbox. Poet and editor Paul Vermeersch 
will discuss what line breaks do and how they do it. 
From end-stops to enjambment, from pacing to polysemy, 
this workshop will cover it all. 

A well-placed line break can be the most 
effective tool in the poet’s toolbox. Poet 
and editor Paul Vermeersch will discuss what 
line breaks do and how they do it. From 
end-stops to enjambment, from pacing 
to polysemy, this workshop will cover it all. 

A well-placed line break can be 
the most effective tool in the poet’s 
toolbox. Poet and editor Paul
Vermeersch will discuss what line 
breaks do and how they do it. 
From end-stops to enjambment, 
from pacing to polysemy, this
workshop will cover it all. 

 

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  • PAUL VERMEERSCH is a poet, multimedia artist, creative writing professor, and literary editor. He is the author of several poetry collections, including the Trillium–award nominated The Reinvention of the Human Hand and, most recently, Shared Universe: New and Selected Poems 1995-2020. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph for which he received the Governor General’s Gold Medal. He teaches in the Creative Writing & Publishing program at Sheridan College and is the founding editor of Buckrider Books, an imprint of Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd. He lives in Toronto.