A new book “Falling in Love with Poetry,” a collection of essays from The New Quarterly, the award-winning Canadian literary magazine, is being launched on Wednesday evening at Conrad Grebel University College. at the University of Waterloo.
The book grew out of a conversation Rae Crossman had with The New Quarterly’s then editor, Kim Jernigan. Crossman's own essay, the first in the series, is featured in the collection.
Crossman, Program Director and poet laureate for Waterloo Unlimited, a high school student enrichment program, since 2004 , is retiring following the May 2016 program and will be honoured as part of the launch event for his efforts as educator, director, connector, and poet.