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Sat. November 17th 7:00pm doors at 6:30pm
The Bent Mast (All Ages)
Kayla Czaga, Amanda Jernigan, Sonnet L'Abbé, Anita Lahey, waaseyaa'sin christine sy, Rob Taylor , Yvonne Blomer Free

Past Shows

Thu. October 4th 2018
Yvonne Blomer , Robert Bateman
Fri. September 21st 2018
Shoal Centre Auditorium Sidney BC (All Ages)
An Evening with Yvonne Blomer and Cathy Converse Yvonne Blomer , Cathy Converse
Fri. September 15th 2017
Planet Earth Poetry Yvonne Blomer
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Yvonne Blomer

from Victoria BC

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Yvonne Blomer

Yvonne Blomer has published three collections of poetry and co-edited Poems from Planet Earth (Leaf Press) an anthology out of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series. Her poems have appeared in Forcefield: 77 BC Women Poets (Mother Tongue Press) as well as in The Best Canadian Poetry in English (Tightrope Books) and A Crystal Though Which Love Passes: Glosas for P.K. Page (Buschek Books). In addition, her work has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies in Canada as well as in the UK and Japan. Her first book, a broken mirror, fallen leaf was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. As if a Raven was published in 2014 with Palimpsest Press.

Yvonne lives in Victoria, BC with her husband and young son. In addition to poetry she also writes creative nonfiction and is currently working on a travel memoir titled Sugar Ride as well as new poems. Yvonne teaches poetry and memoir courses through Camosun College and privately. She has appeared on CFUV, The University of Victoria’s radio station, to interview poets and writers about their work.

Yvonne is proud to be serving as Poet Laureate for the City of Victoria from Jan. 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018.
For more information about this position, visit the City of Victoria’s website

Yvonne is also the Artistic Director emeritus of Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria, BC.



Cascadia Poetry Festival Reading: Yvonne Blomer
In this Video Artist(s) Yvonne Blomer Resource(s): Cascadia Poetry Festival
Posted: Mar. 18, 2016
Filmed: May. 2, 2015