Events and readings

UBC Okanagan Writer-in-Residence

UBC Okanagan Campus.
UBC Okanagan Campus. Image courtesy of UBC.

I’m honoured and excited to be the tenth annual Writer-In Residence at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Until Feb 12 I’ll be working with students and fellow writers to provide critiques, selecting winners from a short story contest, and doing classroom readings.

Appreciating having the time to work, engage, connect…

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Events and readings

Oct 9: SFU Special Collections Reading w/ Phinder Dulai

SFU Collections Duali and Saklikar
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Honoured to be reading with Phinder Dulai:

“Phinder Dulai is the Surrey-based author of dream/arteries (Talonbooks, Fall 2014) and two previous books of poetry: Ragas from the Periphery (Arsenal Pulp, 1995) and Basmati Brown (Nightwood, 2000). His most recent work has been published in Canadian Literature and Cue Books Anthology; earlier work has appeared in numerous other Canadian magazines. Dulai is a cofounder of the Surrey-based interdisciplinary contemporary arts group The South of Fraser Inter Arts Collective (SOFIA/c).”

Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm – free – drop-in
Location: SFU Library Special Collections, Room 7100, 7th floor, W.A.C. Bennett Library (Burnaby Campus)

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Events and readings

July 24: Twisted Poets Literary Salon with Dennis E. Bolen

July 24: Twisted Poets Literary Salon, with Dennis E. Bolen & Renée Saklikar

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“Share in an evening of literary surprises while wrapped in a warm and encouraging environment. Connect, read and enjoy. In the spirit of Vancouver all are welcome.”

Hosts: Lindsay Glauser Kwan + Amanda Wardrop

Location: The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver

Time: July 24, 7 – 9:30 pm w/ open mic

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Events and readings

A Gathering of Poets – Readings by BC Book Prize Finalists

A Gathering of Poets – Readings by BC Book Prize Finalists

“Join this year’s recipient of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize as well as three of the finalists for A Gathering of Poets: Readings by BC Book Prize Finalists at the Vancouver Public Library. BC Book Prize winner Jordan Abel (The Place of Scraps) will be joined by Catherine Greenwood (The Lost Letters), Jennica Harper (Wood), and Renée Sarojini Saklikar (children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections) for the event.”
Date: Monday 9 June
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch
350 West Georgia Street
Admission: Free