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FINISHED!! Poetry Reading on Wednesday June 20 at 7:30 p.m.

What a blockbuster evening we had last month. With just over 50 in attendance, we had our biggest crowd yet at Massy Books, our fabulous new ‘home’. It was a special celebration for a special duo. Richard Olafson and Carol Ann … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday May 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Before telling you about May’s exceptional (and very unusual) poetry reading, let me briefly tell you about our last reading on Wednesday, April 18. What a trio of talent! E.D. Blodgett, Terry Ann Carter, and Rhonda Ganz delivered readings that … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday April 18 at 7:30 p.m.

It’s April already and it’s STILL winter outside. What’s with that?! I think it’s best to have some fine poetry to warm up our souls. Before I share what’s happening for April’s reading, I want to let all of you … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday March 21 at 7:30 p.m.

If you are not on our newsletter subscribers’ list, you missed an important update on what’s been happening with our poetry reading series. Poetic Justice has morphed into Poets Corner and LOTS has happened.  If you’re not already on our … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Breaking News…Our Reading Series is Relocating!

Before we share more about the exciting news, let us not forget what a fine reading we enjoyed at this month’s reading.  Husband and wife duo, John Pass and Theresa Kishkan, both delivered emotionally charged and thought-provoking readings.  What has … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Sunday September 17 at 11:30 a.m.

You missed a damn fine poetry reading last month — except of course those who were at our fabulous August reading. Featured poets Aislinn Hunter and Geoffrey Nilson served up humour, stuffed animals (the taxidermist’s), and poetry that moved one … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Sunday August 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Well, that was something!  July’s poetry reading was a significant moment in West Coast CanLit history.  Reuniting Brian Brett and Allan Safarik after more than twenty years was special. Poetic Justice was honoured to be the host venue that brought … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Sunday July 16 at 11:30 a.m.

June’s reading brought together two poets with very different Mennonite backgrounds. Yet each eloquently demonstrated how place and upbringing can so deeply inform good poetry. Patrick Friesen and Connie Braun both gave a stirring poetry reading, showing us how insightful, thought-provoking … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Father’s Day, Sunday June 18 at 11:30 a.m.

What a fabulous reading we had on May 21st. Engaging, humorous, profound, uplifting. All of these and more. Griffin Poetry Prize Winner Jane Munro and Griffin Finalist Ian Williams delivered some of their most inspiring and exquisite poems to a … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Sunday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m.

Well, the Easter Bunny was there and so were the die-hard fans of our two awesome featured poets. Old friends Penn Kemp and Sharon Thesen showed why they are among Canada’s top poets with exceptional readings from their recent publications. … Continue reading

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