Verses Festival of Words

Poets and storytellers from around North America converge on East Vancouver this spring, April 5–12, 2014, blending literacy and orality together.

Check out the new website at VersesFestival.ca

Featured Poet: Truth Is...

Ain’t I a woman? A woman not trying to be anything I am not, but everything that we are!

Next Poetry Event

14 July 2014 – Jillian Christmas features at Van Slam

Jillian is an enthusiastic organizer and activist in the Canadian arts community, her focus being to increase anti-oppression initiatives in spoken word.

For the second year, Jillian proudly holds the titles of both Vancouver Poetry Slam Champion and Vancouver Women of the World Poetry Slam Representative.

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