Events and readings

Sep 30: Word Vancouver 2018 Sessions

I’ll be participating in the following sessions this Sunday at Word Vancouver 2018 – Come say hello!

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1:20 pm The Planet Earth and Everything on It
Ian Hanington – Just Cool It: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do (Greystone
Books), Renée Sarojini Saklikar and Mark L. Winston – Listening to the Bees (Nightwood Editions), Geoff Dembicki – Are We Screwed?: How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change (Raincoast Books)

3:40 pm The Collective Voice
Sara Graefe – Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories (Caitlin Press), Renée Sarojini Saklikar – Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food (Anvil Press), Jianna Faner & Abeer Yusuf – Whenever I Find Myself, Stories by Canadian Immigrant Women (Caitlin Press)

About Word Vancouver:

“The main festival day takes place at Library Square, located at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library. Enjoy free readings, panel discussions, and live performances. Activities include writing workshops as well as a variety of literacy activities. Canadian authors and book and magazine exhibitors will also gather to share a passion for the written word. Fun for literature and literacy lovers of any age!”

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Events and readings

Word Vancouver 2016: The Long Poem, Chapbooks, and Sustenence

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Looking forward to moderating a panel with Stephen CollisMarguerite Pigeon, and Jordan Scott on “The Long Poem, Chapbooks, and Sustenence”

Starts at 2PM, The Underground at Vancouver Public Library Central Branch. Hope to see you around at WORD Vancouver 2016!

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Events and readings

Word Vancouver 2015 – Musing on the Poetic Process

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Last but not least for events at Word Vancouver, I’ll be at Magazine Words on September 27 at 4:00pm, which features Canadian literary magazine presentations, readings, and panel discussions…

Honoured to be co-moderating the event, Musing on the Poetic Process, with Wayde Compton, and speaking with Jordan Abel, Rahat Kurd, and Jacqueline Turner

Looking forward to seeing you there…

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Events and readings

Word Vancouver 2015 – Underground Words + Art

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Make it True Cascadia
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Hope you can join me at Word Vancouver on September 27 at 1:45pm for Underground Words + Art, where there will be comics and chapbook readings, panels discussions, and workshops:

Cascadia (Leaf Press): Featuring Heidi Greco, Renée Sarojini Saklikar, and George Stanley

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Events and readings

Word Vancouver 2015 – Poetry on the Bus

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Looking forward to speaking at three events at Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading:

The main festival day takes place at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library. Come hear musical performances, free readings, and panel discussions. Activities include writing workshops as well as a variety of literacy activities. Canadian authors and book and magazine exhibitors are all gathered to share a passion for the written word. Fun for literature and literacy lovers of any age.”

The first event is Poetry on the Bus on September 27 at 11:30am:

The Revolving City: 51 Poems and the Stories Behind Them (Anvil Press): Featuring Daniela ElzaMercedes EngMariner Janes, and Cecily NicholsonHosted by Renée Sarojini Saklikar.”

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