Friday, March 19, 2010

Spoken INK is moving!

 Beginning in April, Spoken INK is moving to La Fontana Caffe, 101-3701 East Hastings in North Burnaby (NE corner of Boundary and Hastings)  

Burnaby BC poets Rob Taylor (splattered earth, Child of Saturday and Lyric), and David Zieroth (author of eight books including The Village of the Sliding Time and The Fly in Autumn) will be Spoken INK’s featured guests on April 20th . April’s open mic theme is Serenity.Sign-up time is 7:30 p.m., with readings at 8 p.m.

Rob Taylor is the co-founder and editor of One Ghana, One Voice, Ghana’s first online  poetry magazine, and is the poetry editor at His own work has appeared in over 35 magazines and journals, and his third chapbook, Lyric, is due out in the Fall from David Zieroth’s Alfred Gustav Press. Rob lives in Vancouver with his wife, Marta; for more on his writing, please visit

David Zieroth won the Governor General’s Literary Award in 2009 for his most recent book of poetry, The Fly in Autumn. He has also published The Village of Sliding Time and Crows Do Not Have Retirement, poems, and a memoir, The Education of Mr. Whippoorwill: A Country Boyhood. He won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for How I Joined Humanity at Last. A chapbook, Berlin Album, was released in 2009. He taught at  Douglas College in New Westminster, BC, before retiring and founding  The Alfred Gustav Press, a micro press for publishing poetry. He lives in North Vancouver, BC. Visit

So mark Tuesday, April 20th on your calendars! In conjunction with La Fontana Caffe offering great coffee and dessert, not to mention the fabulous poetry and prose of all the Spoken INKsters, Brown’s Books, across the street (at 3740 East Hastings), will be offering a 20 per cent discount to all Spoken INK attendees, from 5:30–7:30 PM!

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