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Event Archive - Poetry Reading at Planet Earth Poetry: Terry Ann Carter , Cornelia Hoogland

Fri. April 20th 2018 Hillside Coffee and Tea (No Minors)
7:30 pm doors at 7:oo pm
Presented by: Planet Earth Poetry
Poet and paper artist Terry Ann Carter lives and works in Victoria, BC, where she serves Haiku Canada as president and teaches Japanese literary forms at Royal Roads University. She is a member of the League of Canadian Poets, and founder of KaDo Ottawa and Haiku Arbutus. Terry Ann is also a member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. She is the author of six books of long form poetry and five chapbooks of haiku. A Crazy Man Thinks He’s Ernest in Paris (Black Moss Press, 2010) was shortlisted for the Archibald Lampman Award; Lighting the Global Lantern: A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Haiku and Related Literary Forms(Wintergreen Studios Press, 2011) is used in Canadian and American classrooms. She will be reading from Tokaido (Red Moon Press, 2017).

Cornelia Hoogland’s Trailer Park Elegy, (Harbour, 2017), a book-length long poem, is her 7th book. Two previous books were on the Relit 2011 National Poetry Award; Woods Wolf Girl (Wolsak and Wynn), was a finalist. Sea Level, short-listed for the CBC Nonfiction Awards, was published with Baseline Press, 2012. Cornelia was a finalist in the 2017 CBC Poetry Awards.

The Planet Earth Poetry reading series is a launching pad for the energies of writers and poets established and not. The evening begins at 7:30 with an open mic, followed by a featured reader(s). Planet Earth Poetry is located at Hillside Coffee and Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave (across from Bolen Books). Between 7 and 7:15, put your name in the hat to read at open mic.


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