Friday, 19 September 2014

WORD Vancouver 2014

Many fine writers and publishers of all kinds coming together on the 28th of September: VPL Downtown & Homer Street between Georgia & Robson, Vancouver.

A few of the many offerings:

Poetry on the Bus

11:00 am The World Poetry Reading Series presents A Taste of China
Hosts Elaine Woo, Yilin Wang. Featured poets Laifong Leung, Synn Kune Loh. The World Poetry Woven Word Tapestry multilingual segments introduced by Tommy Tao and presented by Ariadne Sawyer (English), Anita Aguirre Nieveras (Tagalog), Jaz Gill (Punjabi), and Bong Ja Ahn (Korean).

11:30 am Elaine Woo
Cycling with the Dragon (Nightwood Editions $18.95)

12:30 pm Nilofar Shidmehr
Between Lives (Oolichan Books $17.95)

12:45 pm Catherine Owen
Designated Mourner (ECW Press $18.95)

1:00 pm Phinder Dulai
dream/arteries (Talonbooks $16.95)

2:00 pm Janet Rogers
Peace in Duress (Talonbooks $16.95)

Magazine Words

11:40 am Connor Doyle and Juliane Okot Bitek
Presented by subTerrain. Hosted by Peter Babiak.

1:00 pm EVENT Magazine with Joanne Arnott and Russell Thornton
Presented by Douglas College. Hosted by Shashi Bhat.

Words on Chapbooks

4:00 pm Chat About Chapbooks
With Leah Horlick, Warren Dean Fulton, Kevin Spenst, and Jennifer Zilm. Moderated by Heidi Greco.

Word Talks

3:15 pm The Importance of Diversity in the Publishing Industry
With Jordan Abel, Anna Ling Kaye, Raymond Nakamura, Jane Eaton Hamilton, and Sirish Rao. Moderated by Andrea Routley.

4:15 pm Creating Outside the Box
With Barbara Adler, Rick “Big Love” Kumar, Calvin “Kalvonix” Tiu, Sebastien Wen, and Andrew Warner. Moderated by R.C. Weslowski.

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