A poetic look at Emery Village

  •  December, 2020
By Sean Delaney “Sometimes people feel poetry is outmoded, but it’s not,” said Laurence Hutchman, poet laureate for Emery Village. “Poems are tremendous condensations of life, reflections of life. You can get things in poetry we can’t get anyplace else, and in a different and powerful way.” Sure...

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Insightful impressions from Emery’s new Poet Laureate

  •  July, 2017
By Sean Delaney On June 6, Laurence Hutchman conducted a poetry reading session at the Carmine Stefano Community Centre. About 40 people attended for the 7 p.m. start time. Hutchman has now written two books of poetry about Emery. The most recent, Two Maps of Emery, is presently printing a s...

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Emery’s Poet Laureate

  •  June, 2017
This month, Dr. Laurence Hutchman was designated with the title as Poet Laureate of Emery. Hutchman was a student at Gulfstream Public School and Emery Collegiate Institute in the 1960’s. He went on to become a professor who taught English Literature at several Canadian universities. He recei...

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