May
31
Sun
Poetic Justice Featuring NATASHA BOSKIC, BONNIE NISH and DAVID O’MEARA with host, Franci Louann @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Franci Louann

Two Features and Open Mic

NATASHA BOSKIC, BONNIE NISH and DAVID O’MEARA

Natasha Boskic, from Serbia, lives in Vancouver. She writes poetry and short stories in English and Serbian. Her work has been published in ditchQuills, and Alive at the Centre, an anthology of contemporary poems.

Natasha obtained her Ph.D. in Language and Literacy at UBC, with a focus on ethics and narratives in gameworlds. She works at UBC.

Natasha Boskic

Natasha Boskic

 

Bonnie Nish is founder and Executive Director of Pandora’s Collective Outreach Society. Her work appears in The Toronto Quarterly, Quills and on-line at several locations. Bonnie has a Masters in Arts Education and is pursuing a PhD in Expressive Arts Therapy. Karma Press published her Love and Bones in 2013.

Bonnie is a nominee for the Vancouver YWCA Women of Distinction Award.

Bonnie Nish

Bonnie Nish

David O’Meara, with four poetry collections, has been shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, ReLit Prize, K. M. Hunter Award, Trillium Book Award, and National Magazine Award.

He won the Ottawa Book Award and three Archibald Lampman Awards.

His most recent book is A Pretty Sight (Coach House Books, 2013).

David O'Meara

David O’Meara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
7
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring JOANNE ARNOTT and JUDE NEALE with host, Alan Hill @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Alan Hill

Two Features and Open Mic

 JOANNE ARNOTT and JUDE NEALE 

Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer, editor, blogger, and arts activist.

She is the incoming Poetry Editor for Event Magazine.

Joanne has nine published books in three genres, including Halfling spring: an internet romance (Kegedonce 2014)—shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award—and A Night for the Lady (Ronsdale 2013).

Joanne Arnott

Joanne Arnott

Jude Neale

Jude Neale’s three poetry books have been seen through the lens of bipolar illness. Her recent A Quiet Coming of Light, is shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Jude is an international award-winning poet and an accomplished mezzo soprano. She believes that human connection must be achieved through unconditional love. www.judeneale.ca

 

Jude Neale

Jude Neale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
14
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring TRACY CARRUTHERS & ANNIE ROSS with host, Sho Wiley @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Sho Wiley

Two Features and Open Mic

TRACY CARRUTHERS & ANNIE ROSS

Tracy Carruthers lives with her little monkey in beautiful New Westminster, eating bananas and the occasional slice of vegan pizza.

She loves coffee, rainy days and Creative Writing classes at Douglas College.

Tracy wants to show the world how beautiful poetry is.

Tracy Carruthers

Tracy Carruthers

 

annie ross thinks too much, unless she is on the moon, walking among rocks and petrified mud.

mud, where it all originates.

Annie Ross

annie ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
21
Sun
Poetic Justice featuring LARA VARESI & SHO WILEY with host, Franci Louann, Special FATHER’s DAY Tribute @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Today’s Host: Franci Louann

Two Features and Open Mic.

Special Father’s Day Event. Bring your  poems about Dad to read on Open Mic.

LARA VARESI & SHO WILEY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
28
Sun
Poetic Justice SPECIAL EVENT – ‘PJ Pajama PARTY’ featuring JANET KVAMMEN & EVA WALDAUF with host, Deborah Kelly @ The Heritage Grill, Back Room
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

pjSPECIAL EVENT – ‘PJ PARTY’ 

Let’s have some fun! Wear your PJ’s to PJ today!

Today’s Host: Deborah L. Kelly

Two Features and Open Mic

 JANET KVAMMEN and EVA WALDAUF