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Lunch poems @ sfu: George Bowering and Cecily Nicholson
September 6th, 2012
When: Wednesday, September 19th, 12-1
Where: Teck Gallery, SFU Harbour Centre,
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
This is a free event. Everyone is welcome. If feasting on words is not enough, feel free to bring your lunch.
George Bowering, Canada’s first Parliamentary Poet Laureate and cofounder of the avant-garde poetry magazine TISH, was born in the Okanagan Valley. A distinguished novelist, poet, editor, professor, historian and tireless supporter of fellow writers, Bowering has authored more than eighty books, including works of poetry, fiction, autobiography, biography and youth fiction.
Cecily Nicholson has worked with women of the downtown eastside community of Vancouver for the past ten years and is currently the Coordinator of Funds with the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. She has collaborated most recently as a member of the VIVO Media Arts collective, the Press Release poetry collective and the No One is Illegal, Vancouver collective. Triage is her first book.
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