Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a
luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it’s the oil of life.
~ John Betjeman (1906-1984), U.K. Poet Laureate
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 the oil of life.
- Dead Poets Reading Series
- Holy Wow Poetry (Maple Ridge)
- Incite Reading Series
- Lunch Poems at SFU
- Pandora’s Collective Literary Events
- 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