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Fresh Air: Poems in the Park
September 10 | 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Join the City of Victoria’s Poet Laureate Yvonne Blomer for an afternoon of poetry, creative writing and an open mic inspired by our love of and care for the pacific ocean.
Poets reading are: Wendy Morton, Joe Denham, Arleen Pare, Susan Stenson, John Barton, Anita Lahey, Maleea Acker and Beth Kope.
FREE and open to the public. Bring pen and paper to do some writing inspired by salt and sea and prepare to read at the Open Mic. Event will take place in Beacon Hill Park at the Cameron bandshell.
This is a prelude event to the launch of Refugium: Poems for the Pacific on October 5. Refugium, published by Caitlin Press, is an anthology of poems that explore poets’ deep concern for the Pacific Ocean and the creatures within, edited by the City of Victoria’s Poet Laureate Yvonne Blomer.