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.

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Featured Poet: Truth Is...

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

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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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