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Al Purdy A-Frame

Poet Al Purdy and his wife Eurithe built an A-frame on the edge of Roblin Lake in 1957. From then until his death in 2000, they lived in the A-frame. It became a meeting place for poets, poetry-lovers, academics and Eurithe was well-known for her hospitality and open door.
The A-frame is now home to the A-Frame Residency Program. Writers are offered the opportunity to work in a place with historical significance. As well, every April , to mark National Al Purdy Day, April 21, the Prince Edwarrd Arts Council in collaboration with the AFrame Residency Program organizes an event to mark National Poetry Month.