Digital Doors Open at 1:45, Event Starts at 2PM
Join us for In/Verse on Saturday, September 11 at 1:45 pm by registering here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a Zoom link for the event will be sent to you. When it’s time for the event you can click on the Zoom link to join the event.
Dan MacIsaac writes from Metchosin. His poetry, fiction and verse translations have appeared in literary magazines such as The Malahat Review, Event, Stand, Prism, and Canadian Literature. Brick Books published his poetry collection, Cries from the Ark. His poetry has received awards including the Foley Prize from America Magazine. Dan MacIsaac’s work was short-listed for the Walrus Poetry Prize, The Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest, and the CBC Short Story Prize. His website is www.danmacisaac.com.
Renée Sarojini Saklikar is a poet and lawyer who lives in Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. She is the author of four books, including the ground-breaking poetry book, children of air india, about the bombing of Air India Flight 182 which won the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Prize and is the co-author, with Dr. Mark Winston, of the poetry and essay collection, Listening to the Bees, winner of the 2019 Gold Medal Independent Publishers Book Award, Environment/Ecology. She is currently working on Book 2 of the THOT J BAP series, an epic fantasy in verse.
Jennifer Zilm is the author of The Missing Field (Guernica Editions, 2018) and Waiting Room (Book*hug, 2016) as well as two chapbooks. Her third book First Time Listener will be published in Fall 2022.
Fiona Tinwei Lam’s most recent poetry collection Odes & Laments celebrates the overlooked wonder in the everyday, while lamenting human incursions on the natural world. She edited The Bright Well: Contemporary Canadian Poems on Facing Cancer and co-edited Love Me True: Writers Reflect on the Ins, Outs, Ups & Downs of Marriage with Jane Silcott. Lam won The New Quarterly’s Nick Blatchford Prize and was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award. Her work appears in more than forty anthologies, including Best Canadian Poetry (2010 and 2020). Her poetry videos have screened at festivals internationally. fionalam.net