Planet Earth Poetry Reading


Join us Friday, March 3 for a special reading at Planet Earth Poetry! PEP is held every Friday evening, 7:30 p.m., at Hillside Coffee & Tea across from Hillside Mall in Victoria.

WordsThaw festival passes and Master Class tickets will be on sale at the event.

Ali Blythe is the author of Twoism, an acclaimed first book from icehouse poetry with Goose Lane. CBC called Twoism “stunning and true,” and Herizons magazine described it as “intelligent and charming, jangly and jarring, moody, dreamy and a little bit deadly.” Poems from Twoism have been published in literary journals and anthologies throughout Canada and in Germany.  Ali lives in Vancouver.

Lynda Monahan’s newest poetry collection, Verge, was published in the spring of 2015 with Guernica Editions. She is the author of two previous collections of poetry, A Slow Dance in the Flames and What My Body Knows, both published by Coteau Books. Her work has been published in many Canadian and American literary magazines and anthologies and broadcast on CBC radio. She is currently writer-in-residence at the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

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