Writers Festival + Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference

Here is what I am attending at the Vancouver Writers and Readers Festival + Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference

I try to attend lots of literary events through the year.  My roles as president of Historic Joy Kogawa House and vice-president of Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop introduce me to a lot of events and writers.

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Bamboo Lettering

British Columbia
British Columbia
Ontario

2:00PM
Revue Stage

I am going to Friday Night's Literary Cabaret
– Evelyn Lau is one of the poets

+ Douglas McIntyre 40th Birthday
Party

This
is significant because they will have a drink called “The Jade Peony”
D&M
also published Many Mouthed Birds – the first anthology of
Asian-Canadian fiction – co-edited by Jim Wong Chu
ACWW gave the 2005
Community Builder Award to publisher Scott McIntyre, along with Joy
Kogawa

Saturday
Vancouver
125 Conference Reception, Closing Remarks and Vancouver Poet Laureate
Ceremony

5:00 pm
Simon Fraser University at Harbour
Centre, 515 West Hastings Street
Brad Cran outgoing Poet Laureate
Representatives from City Hall – Mayor Gregor Robertson
and introducing Vancouver’s third Poet Laureate – EVELYN LAU

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