Litterary censorship in Quebec
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: G. Tod Slone
Confronting Bodies: Organizers of the Festival International de Poesie de Trois-Rivieres
Date of Action: 2001
Location: Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Description of Artwork: Poems critical of the Festival, organizers and poets
The Incident: I read poems critical of the Festival, organizers and poets.
Results of Incident: At one point, the mike was turned off and I was not permitted to continue. I have not been asked to return to the Festival, whereas many poets are. I have been ostracized from the Quebec literary scene.
Source: G. Tod Slone, Ed. ([email protected]) The American Dissident (www.geocities.com/enmarge) A Literary Journal in the Samizdat Tradition of Engaged Writing Providing a forum for Examining the Dark Side of the Academic/Literary Industrial Complex et al “T