Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Forthcoming this fall at Spoken INK


At our new venue: Wings Pub & Grill, 6879 Kingsway, Burnaby, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Info: bwscafe@gmail.com

Raoul Fernandes has been writing poetry since childhood, and is involved in both online and offline writing communities. He completed the Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University in 2009. He was a finalist for the 2010 Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, and winner of the 2010 Sakura Award at the Vancouver International Cherry Blossom Festival. His poem “After Lydia” was recently adapted into a short film. He lives and writes in Vancouver, BC.

Bren Simmers is the author of one previous book of poetry, Night Gears (Wolsak and Wynn, 2010). She is the winner of an Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Award, was a finalist for The Malahat Review’s Long Poem Prize and has been twice longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. Her work has been anthologized in Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest (Ooligan, 2013). She currently lives in Squamish, BC.

Forthcoming October 20 at Spoken INK

Candice James, New Westminster’s Poet Laureate. Candice is the author of 4 poetry books, A Split in the Water (Fiddlehead 1979); Inner Heart – A Journey ( Silver Bow Publishing 2010) Bridges and Clouds ( Silver Bow Publishing 2011) and Midnight Embers, a book of Sonnets (Libros Libertad Publishing 2012 ).

Janet Kvammen is a versatile artist who expresses her art in poetry, graphic design and photography. In the span of the last one year, Janet has developed all three art forms with such passion that she was selected for the Writer’s International Network (WIN) 2012 Distinguished Poet and Artist Award.

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