Author Archives: James Felton

FINISHED! Next PJ Reading is Sun Feb 19 at 11:30 a.m.

January’s reading was nothing short of superb.  Cerebral poems were topped with emotionally charged ones, like poached eggs smothered with hollandaise sauce (okay, hunger is talking here). A fresh voice joined a seasoned one as Chelsea Comeau teamed up with … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next PJ Reading is Sun Jan 15 at 11:30 a.m.

Forgive us but we’ve had a glitch with posts to the website.  All’s good again — for now. Last month we were thrilled to have two powerful voices sharing the podium. Kate Braid, a previous visitor to PJ, was joined … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next PJ Reading is Sun Nov 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Our last reading was special. The rain stopped and the poets came out to play. And so did the poetry fans. Susan McCaslin dazzled us with her ekphrastic poetry inspired by the works of Cézanne while Richard Osler rattled our … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next PJ Reading is Sun Oct 16 at 11:30 a.m. (Note new time!)

Simply put, this month’s reading was over-the-top. Having Eileen Kernaghan back with us after a long absence was so gratifying. And Henry Beissel’s reading had everyone captivated. It’s so rewarding having talented poets descend on Poetic Justice. It makes it … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetic Justice Reading is Sun Sep 18 at 3:00 p.m.

If you weren’t there you missed something special. With a nearly full house last Sunday, two seasoned and stellar poets kept us glued to the mic. Heidi Greco and Christopher Levenson, what a professional, playful, and profound duo! Open mic … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetic Justice Reading is Sun Aug 21 at 3:00 p.m.

Life isn’t always good — or just. Then sometimes, it is. A week ago our featured poets, John  Barton and Tina Biello, both shared about the dichotomies of life. From the unforgivable behaviour by the British government towards Alan Turing, … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetic Justice Reading is Sun July 17 at 3:00 p.m.

It was a barn-burner of beautiful poetry at June’s monthly reading. Not only did we have three very diverse but equally talented poets, but Fiona Lam, Jeff Steudel, and Alan Woodland were all superb at delivering their work in a … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetic Justice Reading is Sun June 19 at 3:00 p.m.

What a superb afternoon of poetry we had during LitFest Week! It was like a summer solstice where the readings, including those from our open mic’ers, reached their zenith. But we now have to turn our attention to next month’s … Continue reading

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FINISHED! The Countdown Has Begun…

…LitFest (and Poetic Justice) are just days away! Well, it’s almost here.  New Westminster’s annual celebration of the literary arts is just around the corner.  The action kicks off this Friday evening (May 13) with events happening all the way … Continue reading

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FINISHED! LitFest NewWest and Poetic Justice’s Best!

LitFest NewWest: Remember These Dates ~ Fri May 13 – Thu May 19 Well, if you weren’t there at last Sunday’s PJ reading with Juliane Okot Bitek and Timothy Shay, tears — real tears — flowed.  We won’t say who, … Continue reading

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