Upcoming Readings

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Next Reading | September 10th at Massy Arts


Kim Trainor
 - Nadia Anjuman (1980-2005)
Natalie Lim - Jason Shinder (1955–2008)
Bronwen Tate -  Mina Loy (1882-1966)
Brandon Wint  - Derek Walcott (1930-2017)

This free event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

Registration is required for entrance. Please register here if you are coming, to ensure access.
The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site. Please refrain from wearing scents or heavy perfumes.

For more on accessibility including parking, seating, venue measurements and floor plan, and how to request ASL interpretation please visit: massyarts.com/accessibility

Covid Protocols: Masks keep our community safe and are mandatory (N95 masks are recommended as they offer the best protection). We ask if you are showing symptoms, that you stay home. Thank you kindly.

Poets Bios:

Natalie Lim is a Chinese-Canadian poet living on the unceded, traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Peoples (Vancouver, B.C.). She is the winner of the 2018 CBC Poetry Prize and Room Magazine’s 2020 Emerging Writer Award, with work published in Arc Poetry Magazine, Best Canadian Poetry 2020, and elsewhere. Her debut chapbook, arrhythmia, was published in 2022 by Rahila’s Ghost Press.

Bronwen Tate is the author of the poetry collection The Silk the Moths Ignore and a contributor to a collaborative book-length poem in homage to Bernadette Mayer called Midwinter Constellation. She teaches poetry, nonfiction, translation, and creative writing pedagogy at UBC, where she is also Undergraduate Chair. Her Substack newsletter Ok, But How? goes deep on process and includes snacks.

Brandon Wint is a poet, spoken word artist and multi-disciplinary storyteller based in western Canada. For more than a decade, Brandon has been a sought-after touring performance poet, having shared his work all over Canada, and internationally at festivals and showcases in the United States, Australia, Jamaica, Latvia and Lithuania. Brandon Wint's poems and essays have been published in The Ex Puritan, Event Magazine, Arc Poetry Magazine, and Black Writers Matter, among other places. Divine Animal (Write Bloody North, 2020) is his debut collection of poetry. His debut film, My Body Is A Poem/The World Makes With Me screened at DOXA documentary film festival in 2023.

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