Fuckin’ Poets

Fucking poets! Fuckin’ poets? Fucking. Poets. However you feel about those poets, come out for an afternoon of poetry from fucking talented poets Eve Joseph, Liz Howard, Kayla Czaga, Aisha Sasha John, Emma Healey, Cassandra Blanchard, and Amber Dawn. Hosted by Sheryda Warrener

Event Type: Reading
Event Code: RET/SAT-5
Venue: Reliance Theatre, Emily Carr University
Date: Saturday, March 14, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2020

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Aisha Sasha John’s medium is energy. She’s the author of I have to live. (McClelland & Stewart 2017), THOU (Book*hug 2014), and The Shining Material (Book*hug 2011). 

Amber Dawn is the author of five queer and trauma-informed books, and the editor of three anthologies.

Emma Healey’s latest book of poems, Stereoblind, was published in 2018 by House of Anansi. She’s currently working on a nonfiction book for Penguin Random House Canada.

Eve Joseph’s three books of poetry were nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Award. In the Slender Margin, published by HarperCollins in 2014, won the Hubert Evans nonfiction award. Her most recent book of poetry, Quarrels, won the 2019 Griffin Prize.

Kayla Czaga is the author of two collections of poetry: For Your Safety Please Hold On and Dunk Tank. She lives in Victoria B.C.

Liz Howard’s debut collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent won the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. She is of mixed settler and Anishinaabe heritage.

Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections: Hard Feelings (Snare, 2010) and Floating is Everything (Nightwood, 2015). She teaches in the creative writing program at UBC.