Our First Reading of 2020: Jan 19, 3-4 PM, VPL Central Branch

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Happy new year!

We're super stoked to be featuring some fantastic poet/reader combos for the first Dead Poets Reading Series of 2020, which will take place on January 19th: (drum roll please...)

Charles Bukowski (1920 – 1994) read by Michael Mirolla
John Thompson (1938 – 1976) read by Isabella Wang
Basho (1644–1694) read by Jane Munro
June Jordan (1936– 2002) read by Junie D├ęsil
hosted by Shazia Hafiz Ramji

This event will take place from 3:00 to sometime between 4:00 and 4:30 in the new Montalbano Family Theatre on Level 8 of the Vancouver Public Library. 

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Warmest regards,

Dead Poets Organizing Team

Our Next Reading: Nov 17, 3-5 PM, VPL Central Branch

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Our reading for November features writers from across the Lower Mainland! It will take place at the Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch on Nov 17, 2019, from 3-5 PM. The reading will be hosted in the Montalbano Family Theatre, a brand new theatre space on the library's 8th floor (learn more about our venue here).

It will feature:

Leo Yerxa (1947 - 2017) - read by Joanne Arnott   
Mary Oliver (1925 - 2019) read by Chimendum Ohaegbu
Bronwen Wallace (1945 - 1989) read by Sheryda Warrener 
Anne Szumigalski (1922 - 1999) - read by Kevin Spenst

Attendance is free. We start more-or-less on time, so come early to make sure you don't miss out.

If you've never been to one of our readings, take a look around this website to get better acquainted with us (including our format and history and our photos from past events). And if you'd like regular updates from us about future readings, be sure to sign up for our mailing list.

We hope to immerse ourselves in poetry with you on Nov 17!

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