Join us for In/Verse on Saturday, February 12 at 1:55 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.
Molly Cross-Blanchard is a white and Métis writer living on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh land, cka Vancouver, where she works as the publisher of Room magazine. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and her debut full-length collection of poetry, Exhibitionist, was published by Coach House Books in 2021.
Donna Kane is a writer living in Rolla, BC. Her poems, short fiction, reviews and essays have been published widely. She is the author of the non-fiction book, Summer of the Horse, and of three books of poetry, most recently Orrery, a finalist for the 2020 Governor General’s Literary Award. Poems from Orrery were also featured in A Sky Full of Poems with Dava Sobel presented by Hampton’s Observatory and Guild Hall, in Voyages to Mars: Dreaming, a podcast for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and a poem from the collection was selected for Vancouver’s 2021 Poetry in Transit program. In 2020 she received the British Columbia Medal of Good Citizenship.
Daniel G Scott
Daniel G Scott is past Artistic Director of the Planet Earth Poetry Reading Series. His recent publications include Aftertime (2019) and Voicing Suicide (Ekstasis Editions, 2020) an anthology of suicide poems he edited and [klee-shays] undone, volume one (Nose in Book Publishing, 2020) He has previously published four books of poetry and three chapbooks He has individual poems in journals, anthologies and chapbooks as well as numerous academic publications and, with Shannon McFerran, The Girls Diary Project (University of Victoria, 2013). In 1984, he won a one-act playwriting competition in New Brunswick with Four Steps Closer.
Susan Alexander is the author of two collections of poems, The Dance Floor Tilts and Nothing You Can Carry and a former journalist. Her work has won multiple awards, including the Mitchell Prize for Faith and Poetry in 2019. Susan’s poems appear in anthologies and literary magazines in Canada, the U.K. and the U.S., have ridden Vancouver buses as part of Poetry in Transit and even shown up in the woods around Whistler. She lives on Nexwlélexm/Bowen Island, the traditional territory of the Squamish people.
Digital Doors Open at 1:55, Event Starts at 2PM
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