Events and Publications
Voice of Trees – High Park, Toronto
Welcome to High Park sound walk. By following the route on the Echoes app, you will hear a selection of original poems read aloud by the poets themselves.
Each poem represents a different location within High Park and encourages visitors to discover spots for quiet contemplation. Inspired by the monumental trees and surrounding landscape, these poems serve as a celebration of the unique features of the area. Voice of Trees High Park is a collaboration between Giovanna Iorio, Michael Rothenberg, Robert Priest and Larry Sawyer.
It is such an honour to have my poem, Exile, included in the High Park Sound Walk, along with these amazing poets:
Bill Bissett- A Tree
Phil Hall- Toward A Blacker Ardour
Mark Goldstein- My Ravine
Larry Sawyer-Memory Suit
Lina Ramona Vitkauskas- Taiga
Geoff Bouvier-Those Old Familiar Ditties
Dale Smith- Grass Seeds
Charlie Petch-Daughter of Geppetto Part 4
Jennifer Hosein- Exile
Lillian Allen- I Saw A Perfect Tree
Robert Priest- A Tree Will Take The Heat For You
John Robert Colombo-Memory of Falling from a Tree
Lawrence Bayne- Tree
Patrick Connors – The Path
Michael Holmes- St. Marys Deacon Blues
Honey Novick- High Park
Marty Smith- The tree and me by onecloud
Clifton Joseph – Not poem
The High Park Reading Festival III – September 19th, 2021, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There will be 29 authors reading on Sunday, September 19th in High Park. I am thrilled to be one of the readers. The event will be hosted by Andrew Brooks and Alvin Wong in Picnic Site #19 which is just across from the Grenadier Cafe.
DRAFT 16.6 reading, July 18, 2021
Please join us for the last reading of Season 16!
This very special event includes spoken word, visual art, improvised music, all together in a literary sphere. Featured writers are:
Andrea Thompson, poet, novelist, editor and educator
Jennifer Hosein , writer, visual artist, and educator
Mark Allen Everett Poetry Series at The University of Oklahoma, July 15th, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Jennifer Hosein will be the featured reader at the prestigious reading series at 8 p.m., following an open mic.
April 6, 2021: A Map of Rain Days long listed for the League of Canadian Poets 2021 Pat Lowther Memorial Award
The Tartan Turban Secret Readings, April 29, 2021
I will be a featured reader along with Joseph Dandurand, Bardia Sinaee, Shane Book, and Isabell Zhu in this event curated by Kateri Lanthier.
Saturday, April 24 is Indie Bookstore Day! Independent bookstores across Canada will host activities and the Canadian Independent Booksellers Association is running an awesome contest. Buy books for your chance to win exciting prizes, such as a Paint Night with Jennifer Hosein.
Conspiracy of 3 Reading Series, April 13, 2021
I will be a featured reader along with fellow Guernica Editions author, Antonio D’Alfonso.
Poets’ 5 à 7
Thanks to my publisher, Guernica Editions, for pairing me with poet Tyler Pennock for this interview series. Plus I got to make a new friend and read Tyler’s brilliant book, Bones, published by Brick Books in 2020.
Poets Corner: One Minute Poem, February 26, 2021
The Art Bar Poetry Series, November 24, 2020
I got to read at The Art Bar again (virtually)! On November 24, 2020, I was a featured poet along with Michael Penny. I read from my book, A Map of Rain Days. Watch the video here.
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Interview with Valentino Assenza on Howl, CIUT 89.5 FM
I am going to be interviewed about my new book, A Map of Rain Days, on October 13 at 10:00 p.m. EST by Valentino Azzenza on HOWL radio. This is going to be fun!
Guernica Launch Closing Party
On September 13, 2020, the authors launched by Guernica Editions in September got to read from their books at the virtual closing party. (You can find me at 18:00 minutes into the video.)
Author Interview on ThatChannel.com
My first book interview! Bhupinder Gill interviewed me on September 2, the day after my book, A Map of Rain Days, was launched, for her show, Connection is Key, on ThatChannel.com.
A Map of Rain Days virtual book launch, September 1, 2020
I am thrilled to announce that my collection of poetry, A Map of Rain Days, published by Guernica Editions, launches online today!
Guernica Fall Launch
Every day during #GuernicaVirtualLaunch we’ll be introducing a new author and book from our Fall 2020 list. Content can be viewed across all our social media — Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
A Map of Rain Days by Jennifer Hosein will be introduced on Friday, September 11th at 12 noon.
✨ We’re offering FREE SHIPPING on all our Fall 2020 books! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase ✨
Each purchase made between September 1st – 9th will be considered in the draw for Guernica’s Virtual Launch Prize + Guernica tote bag.
Winners will be announced during our (free) Launch Closing Party
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH at 3:30 PM | Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88652986577
A Song & Poetry Salon, November 10, 2019 at the Tranzac Club
I had the pleasure of reading poetry at Glen Hornblast’s Song & Poetry Salon with some wonderful poets and singer-songwriters. Poet Ivy Reiss and I had a blast performing my poem, I Love You, in English and Hungarian; the poem was translated into Hungarian for the anthology Crystal Garden/Kristalykert by Gerevich Andras.