Penn Kemp, Interview and Poems, April 2014

 Penn Kemp, Interview and Poems for National Poetry Month, April 2014

Penn Kemp is one of two featured poets at London Open Mic Poetry Night`s special April 16th event in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading was at the Landon Branch Library in Wortley Village. 

Penn Kemp will be launching her latest collection, from Dream Sequins,  at the reading.  A batch of her poems from the chapbook follow the interview below.

Penn Kemp, a native of Strathroy and raised in London, has been heralded by The Writers’ Union as “a one-woman literary industry”. A poet, activist, performer, playwright and editor, Kemp was UWO`s writer-in-residence in 2009-10 and the Inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of London in 2010-12. She received the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award for contributions to Canadian arts and culture. 


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