I do not think poetry is more, or less, necessary than food, shelter,
health, education, decent working conditions. It is as necessary.
~ Adrienne Rich, What is Found There
Poetry is essential. It must be proclaimed. It must be shared. Here are some other venues where you can find poetry readings in the Lower Mainland and Victoria. It is as necessary.
- Dead Poets Reading Series
- Hélène’s Holy Wow Poetry (Maple Ridge)
- Incite Reading Series
- Lunch Poems at SFU
- Twisted Poets Literary Salon
- Planet Earth Poetry (Victoria)
- Poetry in the Park (July and August only)
- Spoken INK Reading Series
- Surrey Muse
- The Writers Studio (TWS) SFU Reading Series
- Vancouver Poetry House Van Slam Series
- World Poetry Reading Series