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This month’s featured poet is: Mel Sarnese

Mel Sarnese is a Canadian Federation of Poets member and Editor of The Poetry of Relationships.

Mel Sarnese has left a career in nursing to write poetry, short stories and essays.  She has been published in Canadian journals, anthologies, broadcast on CBC Radio, TVO and recorded her poetry on CD.


Mel has taught creative writing groups and has shared her poetry in spoken word.  Mel has performed at The Bowery Poetry Cafe in NYC, The Argent in
San Francisco, The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto and The Poetry Cafe in London, England.
Mel's first book of poetry is titled, 'Iris Dewdrops' and is she is the editor of, 'The Poetry of Relationships'.
Mel is a member of The Canadian Poetry Association, Association of Italian-Canadian Writers, Canadian Authors Association, Canadian Federation of Poets, professional member of The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto and The Poetry Society in the UK.
Mel Sarnese resides near Toronto, Ontario.  She is a world traveler, enjoys reading, gardening, sketching, painting and spending time with family and friends.

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