Apr
5
Sun
Poetic Justice – Closed EASTER LONG WEEKEND @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Happy Easter Weekend

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
12
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring AIDAN CHAFE & KYLE McKILLOP with host, Deborah L. Kelly @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Deborah L. Kelly

Two features with Open Mic Session

AIDAN CHAFE & KYLE McKILLOP

AIDAN CHAFE is a public school teacher and poet who lives in the Lower Mainland. He is the winner of the 2014 RCLAS poetry competition and his work is forthcoming in CV2 magazine. If he’s not cleaning up glitter, he’s coming up with third-person gender neutral pronouns: shim and hisers.

Aidan Chafe

Aidan Chafe

 

KYLE McKILLOP is a poet and teacher who grew up in Victoria. He spends much of his time collecting concussions, with four or five so far, and travelling, having visited 27 countries on four continents. He is the President of Royal City Literary Arts Society and was recently accepted into UBC’s Optional-Residency MFA program for Creative Writing . Follow him on Facebook (facebook.com/kylemckillop) or Twitter (@kylemckillop).

Kyle McKillop

Kyle McKillop

 

You are invited to come Early and join Deborah L. Kelly for her debut book launch starting at 2PM!

Deborah Kelly Book Launch April 12, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
19
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring ALAN HILL & P.C. VANDALL with host, Franci Louann @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Franci Louann

Two Features and Open Mic

ALAN HILL & P.C. VANDALL

ALAN HILL was born in the South West of England near the Welsh border. After leaving school at sixteen he travelled extensively and worked in jobs ranging from renovating old graveyards to working in a jellybean factory. Since 2005 he has been living in New Westminster.

Alan has two collections of poetry produced by Silver Bow Publishing. His work has appeared in over forty literary magazines in Canada, USA and the UK.

Alan Hill

Alan Hill

 

P.C. VANDALL is a poet residing in British Columbia with her husband and two children.

Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Gargoyle, Carousel, FreeFall, Quill’s, Midnight Diner, and Room. She has three poetry collections published: Something from Nothing (Writing Knights Press), Woodwinds (Lipstick Press) and Matrimonial Cake (Red Dashboard).

When Pamela is not writing, she’s sleeping. She believes sleep is death without the commitment.

P.C. Vandall

P.C. Vandall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
26
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring ELLEN JAFFE & KEVIN SPENST with host, Franci Louann @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Franci Louann

Two Features and Open Mic

ELLEN S. JAFFE & KEVIN SPENST

ELLEN S. JAFFE grew up in New York, came to Canada in 1979, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. Her second poetry collection, Skinny-Dipping with the Muse, was published by Guernica Editions, 2014. Her previous books include Water Children (poetry), Feast of Lights (young adult novel), and Writing Your Way: Creating a Personal Journal. Her poetry, short fiction, and articles have appeared in journals and anthologies.

Ellen teaches writing with “Learning/Living Through the Arts” and has received Artist-in-Education and writing grants from the Ontario Arts Council. She is Hamilton contributing editor of Great Lakes Review.

www.ellen-s-jaffe.com

Ellen S. Jaffe

Ellen S. Jaffe

 

KEVIN SPENST is a multidisciplinary poet who works in lyric, vispo and video forms. He is the author of Jabbering with Bing Bong (Anvil Press, 2015) and the chapbooks Pray Goodbye (the Alfred Gustav Press), Retractable (the serif of nottingham), Happy Hollow and the Surrey Suite (self-published), What the Frag Meant (100 tetes press) and Surrey Sonnets (JackPine Press).

Kevin has done a one-man show at the Vancouver Fringe Festival and over a hundred readings across the country. His work has recently appeared in BafterC, Poetry is Dead, The Puritan, and the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2014.

Kevin Spenst

Kevin Spenst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May
3
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring DEBORAH KELLY & LILIJA VALIS with host, Candice James @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Candice James

Two Features and Open Mic

DEBORAH KELLY & LILIJA VALIS

Deborah L. Kelly

Deborah L. Kelly

 

Lilija Valis

Lilija Valis