TORONTO – November 5, 2009 – The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry announces that Damian Rogers will be the Griffin Poetry Prize’s new liaison for the media, covering press and publicity.
Damian Rogers, who is also spearheading a new initiative for The Griffin Trust to be announced later this year, has a strong background in both poetry and media. Rogers has worked as an editor at both Poetry Magazine in Chicago and at Eye Weekly in Toronto and she holds a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in poetry from the Bennington Writing Seminars in Vermont. She is thrilled to be joining the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry in their mission to introduce poetry to a larger audience. A poet herself, Rogers has been passionate about promoting poetry through her work as an arts journalist and as an independent programmer and sought-after host of Toronto literary events. She is looking forward to continuing to raise interest and awareness in her new role.
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