VANCOUVER’S NEWEST POET LAUREATE

>>From the Vancouver Sun’s article “Musqueam rapper Christie Charles named Vancouver’s poet laureate”:

“It’s a really monumental thing for me. I’m super-excited and honoured to stand up and champion not just my work, but a lot of local First Nations, from Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and also urban Indigenous poets,” Charles said. “There’s so many different styles out there and everybody’s out on the scene working so hard, so I’d really like to just highlight Indigenous poetry in the city.”

 

Read the full article on the Vancouver Sun website!