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Kevin Irie

Poet

Kevin Irie, a Toronto poet, is a finalist for the 2013 Toronto Book Award.
Kevin Irie

Tom Thomson Haunts Us Still

I was partly inspired to write Viewing Tom Thomson, A Minority Report by my own ambivalent feelings towards the iconic painter, not for his brilliant art, but for his status as a representative of what it means to be "Canadian." In multicultural Toronto, or multilingual Canada, to whom does he speak, or speak for, now?
09/18/2013 12:04 EDT