Thursday, 3 December 2015


"Our Annual Christmas Fundraiser for Children in Need will feature music by Patsy Thompson and readings from The Revolving City Anthology (Anvil Press, 2015). 
Thursday, December 10, 7–9:30pm, 
at The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street. 

Cash donations accepted at the door. 
For more information or to make a donation:
Featured Readers:
Miranda Pierson
Heidi Greco 
Juliane Okot Bitek
Daphne Marlatt
Susan McCaslin
Renee Sarojini Saklikar
Joanne Arnott
Catherine Owen
Dennis Bolen
Fiona Tinwei Lam
Daniela Elza

Here is the FB event page with more information and details. "

Friday, 9 October 2015

BookFest Windsor + Rampike Super Launch

Journal finale at heart of literary festival

Rampike Super Launch!

Date and Time: Fri, 16 October 2015 08:00 pm - Fri, 16 October 2015 10:00 pm
Location: Capitol Theatre Windsor
Celebrate with local writers and publisher Dr. Karl Jirgens as Rampike magazine launches its final edition at BookFest Windsor 2015. Admission free. Cash bar.  

Welcome to BookFest Windsor - Southwestern Ontario region's only literary festival

Poetry Cafe

Date and Time: Sat, 17 October 2015 11:00 am - Sat, 17 October 2015 12:20 pm
Location: Capitol Theatre - Kelly
The ever-popular gathering of poets for a celebration of words and insight with Elizabeth RossDeanna YoungJoanne ArnottSouvankham ThammavongsaBeryl BaigentModerator: Stephen Pender

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

AFN Townhall + Land You Love

I enjoyed watching the livestream of the AFN's Town Hall, and the conversation between Thomas Mulcair and those who came with questions & comments. Still listening... Perry Bellegarde... informed decisionmaking...

Land You Love - Hey Rosetta! & Yukon Blonde from Phil Maloney on Vimeo.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

The Revolving City launch

Register now for The Revolving City launch party and reception, September 23, 2015 (doors open 5:30pm, formal program 5:45pm). Highlights will include celebratory cake, book signing opportunities and readings by Joanne ArnottGeorge BoweringDaphne MarlattGeorge StanleyFred Wah, and Betsy Warland.

Room 1400
SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Embracing Interconnectivity: Nature and the World

Embracing Interconnectivity:
Nature & the World

Saturday, September 5, 1 to 3 p.m.

Art Gallery at Britannia Branch Library,
1661 Napier St. Vancouver.  


Welcome:  Ariadne Sawyer 
Co-hosts: Wanda Kehewin and Elaine Woo

Presentation:  TBA:  Christine Leclerc
Presentation:  The Environment and Legal History: Grace Woo

Poets: Anita Aguirre-Nieveras
           Isaac Yuen
             Joanne Arnott
             Jonina Kirton
             Nasreen Pejvack
             Synn Kune Loh
           Rita Wong

Open mike & 

info: 604-526-4729