Upcoming events:

March 15 @ Growing Room Festival, Altars & Avenues Poetry Workshop, VANCOUVER, BC — SOLD OUT

March 23, 3 p.m. @ UVic, The Malahat Review’s Queer Perspectives: A Celebration VICTORIA, BC

March 25 , 7:30 p.m. @ The Lido for Fine. with Doretta Lau, Jill Silva, Brandi Bird, Emma Cooper & Tammy van der Kamp with music by Emma Lee Toyoda VANCOUVER, BC

March 30, 6 p.m. @ The Star Theatre for the Booksellers’ Ball, reading with Megan Jones and many others PORTLAND, OREGON 

April 6, 7 p.m. @ 1659 Venables, an evening of art and poetry with A. H. Reaume, Ariana Marchigiano, and Shazia Hafiz Ramji featuring the art of Jordan Westre & Kaz Simpson VANCOUVER, BC

Past Events:

February 13. 7pm @ The Paper Hound. Ethereal Shadowland Reading with Metatron with Aja Moore, Ashley Obscura, Brad Casey, Ivanna Besenovsky, Leah Horlick & Shazia Hafiz Ramji

March 3. 10:30 a.m. @ Growing Room Festival. Altars & Avenues Poetry Workshop. Register here.

March 3, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. @ Growing Room Festival. Manuscript Consultations. Register here.

March 8 @ UVic IdeaFest. Poetry workshop.

Winter 2018: VPL’s Incite Reading

Fall 2017: Locution, Planet Earth Poetry, Open Space: Hat Trick

Workshops: Altars & Avenues with Room Magazine  & Open Space

Vancouver, June 21. 12 p.m. @ Lunch Poems at SFU with Taryn Hubbard

Vancouver, June 22. 6:30 p.m. @ The Paper Hound. A Summer School Credit Course with Danielle LaFrance, Julia Polyck-O’Neill and Aaron Tucker. Hosted by HSW faculty Deanna Fong and Ryan Fitzpatrick. 

Victoria, July 8. 6:30 p.m. @ Pride in the Word with Ivan Coyote, Jillian Christmas, Brett Josef Grubisic, Robin Stevenson, and beni xiao. Ambrosia Events Centre. 

Vancouver, July 13. 6:30 p.m. @ Jim Deva Plaza. More details TBA.

Vancouver @ Vancouver Queer Film Festival. More details TBA.

Vancouver, Sept. 18. 1 p.m. @ Poetry workshop with RC Weslowski and Rachel Rose. Gordon Neighbourhood House. Tickets here.

Montreal, Sept. 25. 8 p.m. @ The Brass Door for  Matrix Magazine‘s LitPOP with TBA.

Vancouver, Oct. 11.  6 p.m. @ Vancouver Art Gallery. SAD Séance poetry and writing ritual workshop. Tickets are sliding scale. 

Vancouver, Oct. 16, 1:30 p.m. “Who Are You Calling a Witch” @ Art Rental & Sales Showroom on the main floor annex of the Vancouver Art Gallery. 750 Hornby Street Vancouver, B.C. Entry is free to the general public.

Vancouver, Oct. 18. 7 p.m. @ The Emerald with Elizabeth Bachinsky, Raoul Fernandes, and Sheryda Warrener. Also: DJ furious green cloud, slutty tarot card readings, and cake.

Victoria, Oct. 28. 2 p.m. @ UVic, Clearihue, Room C344. FYI: “On the creative, critical gap” & poetry reading.

Vancouver, Nov. 5. 4 p.m. @ Canzine West, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St. with Jill Mandrake, Carleigh Baker, and Kevin Spenst.

Roberts Creek, Nov. 12. 7 p.m. @ The Gumboot Restaurant, 1041 Roberts Creek Rd. with Amber McMillan, Catherine Owen and Nathaniel G. Moore.

Montreal, Nov. 15. 6 p.m. @ Gentle Resonance Reading, Resonance Café, 5175A Ave du Parc with Klara Du Plessis and Alex Manley.

Montreal, Nov. 17. 7 p.m. Book Launch @ Drawn + Quarterly,211 Bernard Ouest, with Aaron Boothby, Geneviève Robichaud, and Gillian Sze.

Kingston, Nov. 21. 1 p.m. @ Queen’s University, Watson 517.

Kingston, Nov. 21. 7 p.m. @ Novel Idea with Ashley-Elizabeth Best and Alyssa Cooper.

Ottawa, Nov. 22 . 8 p.m. @ Tree Reading Series, Black Squirrel Books with Kerry-Lee Powell and Emily Stewart.

Toronto, Nov. 29. 7 p.m. Book Launch @ The Round, 152a Augusta Ave., with Meghan Harrison, Naben Ruthnum, and Jess Taylor.

Toronto, Nov. 30. 8 p.m. @ Pivot Reading Series, The Steady Café with Sheri Benning, Mat Laporte, and Eric Beck Rubin.

Brooklyn, Dec. 1. 7 p.m. @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop with Khadijah Queen, Feliz Lucia Molina, and Wendy S. Walters.

Halifax, Dec. 5. 7 p.m. @ King’s College, Senior Common Room in the A&A Building, with Michelle Elrick and Erin Wunker.

Vancouver, Jan. 24. 7 p.m. @ Strangers on a Train Reading Series, The Kino, 3456 Cambie, with Jim Oaten, Kelly Tatham and Colourful Language.

Vancouver, February 4. 8:30 p.m. @ Mashed Poetics, 7 Dining Lounge, 53 West Broadway, with Jillian Christmas and others. $10 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Washington, DC, February 9, 3 p.m. Book Signing @ AWP at the PRISM international booth: 703

Victoria, February 15, 4:30 p.m. Poetry Workshop @ Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street. 

Victoria, February 15. 6:30 p.m. @ The Rabbit Hole, Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street, with Colette Habel and Lukas Serena Bhandar.

Vancouver, February 22. 7p.m. @ Real Vancouver Writers Series, Grunt Gallery, 350 East 2nd #116, with Danila Botha, Jónina Kirton, David Ly, Cole Nowicki, and Sam Wiebe. $5 suggested donation.

Portland, February 23. 7 p.m. @ Mother Foucault’s Bookstore with Vanessa Friedman, Alley Hector and Ebin Lee. 

Vancouver, March 11. 3:30 p.m. @ Growing Room, 24 West 4th Avenue with Carleigh Baker, Nilofar Shidmehr, Kellee Ngan and Jane Eaton Hamilton.

Calgary, March 14. 7 p.m. @ Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SW, with Nikki Reimer and Richard Kelly Kemick.

Edmonton, March 16. 7 p.m. @ Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave,  with Claire Kelly and Wendy McGrath.

Vancouver, March 27,8:30 p.m. @ Fine, The Lido

Vancouver, April 11, 7 p.m. @ April Tonic: 30 Under 30 Launch, The Drive Coffee Bar

Vancouver, April 12, Canadian Author’s Association’s Night of Verse.

Northern BC, April 24-28, Author Tour with BC Book Prizesadele's poem on display

Vancouver, 7 p.m. @ The Paper Hound with Jake Byrne, Matthew Walsh, & Ivanna Besenovsky 

Fredericton, 10:45 a.m. @ The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference, Skyped into panel with Lucas Crawford and Sue Sinclair


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