Posted by Violet Nesdoly on April 18, 2013
PPS member / director Emily Isaacson is having a busy spring.
She will be the featured reader at live coffee shop poetry at the Sumas Mountain Coffee Co. in Abbotsford. She will be reading from her collection House of Rain. (Admission free).
April 25, 2013
3:00 − 5:00 p.m.
Sumas Mountain Coffee Co.
1A-32750 George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford, BC V2T 4V6
In early May she will launch her new book Hours From A Convent at the House of James. She will be joined by Richard Toots and Violet Nesdoly. Mark your calendars for this free event:
May 2, 2013
House of James
2743 Emerson St.
Book trailer for Hours From A Convent
“The Mission Monastery” – a photo slide show by Emily Isaacson
For more information visit www.emilyisaacsoninstitute.com
PPS members Alvin Ens and Violet Nesdoly are hopeful after their names were included on the Word Awards shortlist. (The Word Awards are awarded by the The Word Guild for books and short pieces published in a variety of categories the previous year).
- Alvin’s poem “Alzheimer’s” (published in Ascent Aspirations) is shortlisted in the Poetry category.
- Alvin’s short story “Of Knights and Castles” (published in FellowScript) is shortlisted in the Short Story category.
- Violet’s book Destiny’s Hands (Word Alive Press, 2012) is shortlisted in the Novel – Historical category.
Winners will be announced at a Gala in Mississauga, ON, June 12, 2013.
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Posted by Violet Nesdoly on January 15, 2013
Mission Writers and Readers Festival
—In Celebration of Indigenous Writers
Date: March 9th, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: UFV Mission Campus, Heritage Park Centre
33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission BC
Early Bird (available until Jan. 31) $35.00
Regular admission (after Jan 31): $40.00
Students (student id required): $20
Register in person at Lifetime Learning Centre or ONLINE
32444 – 7th Ave.,
Mission, BC V2V 2B5
Hours: Tues – Thurs 9 am – 3 pm
This event is also posted on the Poetry Around Town page.
Download a pdf file of the poster. WritersReadersFestival_MI_poster-new
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Posted by Violet Nesdoly on January 27, 2012
5th Annual Mission Writers & Readers Festival
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Events from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Details on the Poetry Around Town page.
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Posted by Violet Nesdoly on August 27, 2011
MSA PPS member Stella Johnson is organizing this event.
She encourages MSA PPS members:
- to bring their books and CDs to show and sell.
- to sign up for the Open Mic
Stella could also use one or two people to help set up snacks on the day of the event.
Leave any messages for Stella (re open mic sign-up or availability to help) on the wall of the Abbotsford – 100 Thousand Poets for Change, “Arts Eco Salon” Facebook page.
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