The Yellow Door Readings | An Evening of Poetry, Prose & Music

The Yellow Door Readings presents an evening of poetry, prose & music with Mark Abley, Ilona Martonfi, Connie McParland, Ian Ferrier, Cora SiréMike Di SclafaniStephen Morrissey, Lynne Cooper, Michael Mirolla, and Milton Dawes.

3625 Aylmer, Montreal
Doors 7:00 pm, reading 7:30 pm. At the door $6.

More about the performers:

Mark Abley. His most recent book is The Tongues of Earth: New and Selected Poems (Coteau Books, 2015). Now completing a memoir of his father.

Ilona Martonfi. Author of three poetry books, Blue Poppy (2009), Black Grass (2012), and The Snow Kimono (Inanna Publications, 2015).

Connie McParland. Co-director of Guernica Editions, her second novel, The Women of Saturn, will be published with Inanna Publications spring 2017.

Ian Ferrier. Performance poet & musician whose work traverses textual, spoken, & musical poetries. Appears on stage, CBC radio, & in poetry video.

Cora Siré is the author of the novel, The Other Oscar, and a collection of poetry, Signs of Subversive Innocents.

Mike Di Sclafani is a musician, poet and photographer. He regularly performs his own brand of folk blues around Montreal.

Stephen Morrissey has published nine books of poetry. His latest title is Girouard Avenue, (2009). Visit the poet at

Lynne Cooper. A multinational – Immigrant – Mother, Clown, Activist, Actress, Artistic Director of Le Trunk Collectif Theatre Co. & Writer.

Michael Mirolla’s short story collection, Lessons in Relationship Dyads, won the 2016 Bressani Prize. His latest is the novel Torp (Linda Leith Éditions).

Milton Dawes with Djembe (African Drum). One of the 7 drummers who started Mount Royal Tam Tam. General Semantics teacher