Events and readings

Dec 8: 2018 Vancouver Book Award Ceremony

Celebrate the four shortlisted books that reflect Vancouver’s unique character, rich diversity and culture, history and residents. The 2018 winner will be announced at the event.”

Vancouver Book Awards 2018

I’ve been asked by Former Poet Laureate for the City of Vancouver, Rachel Rose, whose anthology, Sustenance, is one of the finalists, to represent her/the book at this free and public event…all are welcome.

Congratulations to all the finalists!

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Lunch Poems at SFU

Lunch Poems at SFU: Rachel Rose and Russell Thornton

Lunch Poems Rose Thornton

Lunch Poems connects the city with poets – a great place to bring your lunch and your questions about poetry. There’s always a Q & A after the reading.

The light in the Teck Gallery at SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus is beautiful, the vibe is friendly and relaxed.

And we always end on time.

Where: Teck Gallery, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver

When: May 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

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Events and readings

Oct 6: Kate Braid and Sandy Shreve Launches “In Fine Form”

This Thursday, Sandy Shreve and Kate Braid will be launching the second edition of In Fine Form: A Contemporary Look at Canadian Form Poetry in Vancouver. Poets reading their work include Barbara Nickel, Leslie Timmins, W.H. New, Jane Munro, Thuong Vuong-Riddick, Kayla Czaga, Pam Galloway, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Joe Denham, Rachel Rose and Rob Taylor.

in-fine-form-launchRSVP if you can. Otherwise, just come.  All are welcome!

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Events and readings

Sep 19: Fresh Local Poetry at Trout Lake Farmers Market

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Image from the City of Vancouver

Delighted to be part of “Fresh Local Poetry” this Saturday from 11:30am to 2:00pm at Trout Lake Farmers Market as part of Vancouver’s Poetry in Parks Project… I’ll be one of several “free-range poets” on hand to create poetry and to welcome folks to create their own poems. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Parks Board, Vancouver Public Library, and Vancouver Verse Poet Laureate Rachel Rose for this great initiative…

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