Ariadne’s notes: For the first time, we are celebrating the an ancient Chinese woman poetess: Esteemed translator and author Tommy Tao will present the featured Poetess Yu Xuanji (844) BC and the World Poetry Woven World Tapestry Team will read it in a number of languages as a signature poem. Please also see the feature poets an group poem participants.
More info in the Georgia Straight event listing: http://www.straight.com/listings/events/761701
World Poetry May 2015 poster pdf letter size
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Gung Haggis Fat Choy World Poetry is back!
January 10, 1-3 pm
Britannia Public Library. Britannia Public Library, 1661 Napier St.
Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Todd Wong
Kathy Figueroa , poet on tour
Joe MacDonald, bagpipes
Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Café Radio show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Anita Aguirre Nieveras welcomed the wonderful poetess Elaine Woo in a special phone in mini book launch! Super tech Israel Mota kept us on the air . Music by Mary Youngblood, Ablaye Cissoko, and Volker plus the background music, unaccompanied Bach Cello Suite by Yo Yo Mah. Sadly our guest from Ghana World Poetry Theatre Ambassador , Oswald George Nii Okai Koi Okaitei had trouble connecting but we hope to try again. To hear the show or download it, CLICK HERE!
World Poetry Vancouver and & the Britannia Proudly Present :
November 8, 1-3 pm. Britannia Public Library, 1661 Napier St.
Book launch of Cycling with the Dragon (Nightwood Editions) by Elaine Woo.
Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Grace Woo.
Free! Refreshments. All welcome! 604-526-4729
Elaine Woo is the author of the poetry collection Cycling with the Dragon (Nightwood Editions). She is the proud recipient of a 2014 World Poetry Empowered Poet award. Elaine contributed to Shy: An Anthology which won an IPPY (Independent Book Publisher’s) silver medal in 2014. Her art song collaboration, “Night-time Symphony”, with Daniel Marshall won a Boston Metro Opera festival prize in 2013. She contributed to V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside which was a finalist for the City of Vancouver’s Book Award in 2012. Her work is in carte blanche, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Enpipe Line, Megaphone Magazine, Ricepaper, West Coast Line, and many international publications.
In 2014, she was awarded the World Poetry Empowered Poet Award.