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!

Next Poetry Event

22 Oct 2014 – Word Aloud: Opera Meets Spoken Word

Celebrating opera, spoken word and everything in between, Words Aloud: Opera Meets Spoken Word is a stripped down performance of both art forms, and will feature emerging spoken word artists, singers and musicians.

Words Aloud is part of Vancouver Opera’s innovative Stickboy Community Engagement Series.

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VPH promotes the creation and appreciation of poetry throughout Vancouver's Lower Mainland, encouraging both participation and community building through our programs.      Read more »

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