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Events for April 27, 2017
The Federation of British Columbia Writers is hosting a four-day spring festival in Nanaimo April 27-30 that will bring Giller Prize nominees and top BC writing talent to the city. The theme of the festival is “The Stories That Find Us” -- a diverse exploration of what compels writers to ... [click for more]Find out more »
Bruce Meyer and Tanya Neumeyer represent two different generations but both are enthusiastic and talented poets guaranteed to inspire and stimulate our audience. Local poets will be invited to perform a few short poems as well.Find out more »
Our theme for this issue is "Evolution" - throughout time, evolution has been instrumental to developments in science, industry, evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence, post-human and technological advances, spirituality, relationships, and even the historical progression of "mind." How does the idea of evolving, in its many possible forms, translate into poetry?Find out more »
Poet Cecily Nicholson explores the interconnection of time, place and change as she reads from her prize-winning documentary poem, From the Poplars. Q&A, book sales and signing to follow.Find out more »
Passages in Time brings two poetic voices from the Kootenay region together with the backdrop of "Visions," artwork by local Castlegar youth, for a night of active listening to the histories that have passed us, as well as some literary seed planting for the kind of future we want to ... [click for more]Find out more »
Folks from in and near Merrickville, Ontario are invited to bring a favourite poem, or one of their own, to share at an open-mic reading. Merrickville Public Library, Thursday, April 27th, at 7:00pmFind out more »
“Passages of Time” April 27, 2017 — 7 to 9 PM Free Admission. Books for sale & signing. Hosted by the Kootenay Gallery of Art 120 Heritage Way, Castlegar BC, V1N 4M5 Jane Byers’ "Acquired Community" is both a collection of narrative poems about seminal moments in North American lesbian ... [click for more]Find out more »
The Boreal Writers Group presents four poets, David WIlliamson, Ariel Gordon, Lauren Carter, and Duncan Mercredi, with ties to the north. Each will explore the concept of time as it relates to identity an connection to the north. The evening will focus on new and previously published poetry about how ... [click for more]Find out more »
Dive into the seasonal literary event rabbit hole with us at our spring launch. Hop on over to The Garrison on April 27th from 7:30–11 pm for an evening of readings and special MC guests (hint: one is Norm, everyone's favourite boypoet and our Digital + Production Manager). It is, as always, ... [click for more]Find out more »