Events, Readings, Workshops, Exhibitions and Installations 2020

September 2020

Word Vancouver

September 24, 2020 – 9:30-10:30, Surviving War – Zoom virtual event
Host: In conversation with Leila Juma (Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War, Tradewind Books) Heige S. Boehm (Secrets in the Shadows, Ronsdale Press) and Michelle Barker (My Long List of Impossible Things, Annick Press).

August 2020

Telephone project

An international arts game: art response to an art, in my case a poetic response to a painting. The total number of contributors is artists from 493 cities in 73 countries. The whole project published on April 10, 2021. Facebook group available to join.

April 2020

Poetic Pairing with Fran Bourassa at Britannia Library

April 28, 2020 – 6:30-8:30, Gallery Room 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver, BC. Organized by Pandora’s Collective – postponed

Poetry and Art

April 23, 2020 – Private reading

Edible poetry flowers workshop

April 11, 2020 – 3:30-4:30 – postponed

February 2020

Featured poet at Twisted Poets

February 27, 2020 – 7:00 pm, Multimodal poetry reading. Hood 29, 4470 Main St, Vancouver

Showcasing AR at Twisted Poets
Demonstrating AR at Twisted Poets

Featured poet at Poetic Justice

February 23, 2020 – 3:00-5:00 pm, at the Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster

Reading at Poetic Justice

Taste of Love: Edible Poetry

Reding at Koko Monk

Reading at Koko Monk

February 7, 2020 at 7:00pm at at Koko Monk, 2883 West Broadway
Edible flowers available at Koko Monk throughout the Hot Chocolate Festival, from January 22-February 14, 2020
edible flower

Featured Poets: Sita Carboni, Rob Taylor, Eva Waldauf, Robin Susanto, Amanda Wardrop, Leanne Boschman, Paul Stacey, Mary Duffy, Bonnie Nish, Kyle Hawke, and Natasha Boskic.

January 2020

Still/ed Here: A Story of Displacement – at CinePoetry Film Festival

January 24-26, 2020 Uprooted at Reel Cinepoetry Festival Houston – presented by Mary McDonald

BOOKS AND BISCOTTI: An evening with Michael Mirolla and Bonnie Nish

January 21, 2020 – 7:00pm. The Museum Hall.  Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver

Italian Cultural Centre

Reading with Michael Mirolla, Anna Foschi and Bonnie Nish at the Italian Cultural Centre (Photo taken by D.Z.)

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