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Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday December 18

I feel for you. You missed something special if you weren’t at November’s poetry reading. Imagine someone whose left brain and right brain were equally well exercised and you’ll find Karen Shklanka. She is an M.D. who specializes in addiction … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday November 20

What a fun, exciting reading we had this month! From time to time Poets Corner hosts a themed reading and that was exactly what October’s event was all about. It was our very first ekphrastic poetry reading and 12 poets … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday October 16

If you weren’t there, you missed something special. And if you were (and we had a near-full house), everyone left knowing they had just experienced one of the best poetry readings Vancouver has held in a long time. Marilyn Bowering … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday September 18

Note:  No Reading in August! We had such a fabulous repertoire of voices at our last Poets Corner reading in July. Kerry Gilbert, Clea Roberts and Renée Saklikar proved how disparate yet compelling poetic voices can be. Thank you to … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday July 17

An older voice coupled with a younger one. Yet both equally talented. At June’s reading,  Mallory Tater and d.n. simmers enthralled the audience with insightful and oftentimes emotionally staggering poems. We feel so blessed to have the genre of poetry … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday June 19

May’s reading was special. And memorable.  E.D. Blodgett — Ted to those who knew him — would have been thrilled with the attention heaped on his posthumous volume of poetry, Apostrophes VIII ~ Nothing Is But You and I (University … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday May 15

The summer weather has arrived but what happened to spring?! In any event, we’re grateful, given what’s still happening with the flooding in Eastern Canada. Last month’s reading was another huge success. Chelsea Comeau and Daniel G. Scott shared the … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday April 17

One is Irish. The other has strong Irish connections. And that’s where the similarities end. Stylistically P.W. Bridgman and George McWhirter are oceans apart but both tap into a rich vein of poetic creativity. Good friends who are also great … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday March 20

And yes, another blockbuster reading! Last Wednesday, February 20 we had the pleasure of hearing not one, not two, but three(!) fabulous poets. Susan Gillis and Randall Maggs swung in from the icy east and, joined by local poet Leslie … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday February 20

We usually ask our featured poets to hang back after their readings to have a short FAQ exchange with the audience. At our last reading of Emerging Indigenous Poets, we asked all five poets to answer any queries people may … Continue reading

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