The Power of Narrative Poetry

Driving with the poetic voice behind the wheel can be a thrilling ride for readers and the writers. Listen to these incredible writers navigate the twists and turns of this incredible form and discuss how narrative poetry is quickly gaining speed and getting noticed. How, when, and why does story belong in poetry? How does a narrative poem end? Part craft panel and part epic journey—buckle up!

Event Type: Panel
Native Education College
Date: Saturday, March 9, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019


Carol Rose Daniels is a Saskatchewan Author of award-winning novel Bearskin Diary.  Her first book of poetry – Hiraeth – was released in early 2018 (Inanna Publications). Her second novel – Narrows of Fear – is also set to be released spring 2019 (Nightwood Editions). Carol is also an Aboriginal artist, multi-disciplined in the areas of writing, storytelling, singing/drumming, and visual art.

Adrienne Gruber is the author of two poetry books and five chapbooks. Her third poetry collection, Q & A, is forthcoming with Book*hug in Spring 2019.


Victoria writer, Arleen Paré, has won the Victoria Butler Book Prize, the American Golden Crown Award for poetry and the Governor General’s Award for Poetry.



Mallory Tater‘s debut collection of poetry, This Will Be Good, was released with Book*hug press in 2018. Her debut novel, The Birth Yard, is forthcoming in 2020 with HarperCollins Canada.


Update: Unfortunately, Lucas Crawford is no longer able to appear at this event.