4 Queer Vancouver Poets You Should Know

Daniel Zomparelli | Image via lemonhound.com

By Casey Stepaniuk

This is only a small smattering of the diverse, talented queer poets living in Vancouver. Don’t miss their work!

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4 Queer Vancouver Poets You Should Know

2015 Verses Festival Celebrates the Art of the Spoken Word

2015 verses festival of words

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This festival, what a spectacle! You’ll enjoy it from your vestibule… Okay, rhyming is pretty hard, but the people who do it well, can do it really well. Vancouver’s Verses Festival of Words is a celebration of those who can put words and sentences together to create amazing works of performance art.

The 2015 Verses Festival takes place from April 23rd until May 3rd at various venues clustered around East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, with a mission to inspire and introduce works that include page-based poetry, spoken word, oral storytelling, and singer-songwriters.

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2015 Verses Festival Celebrates the Art of the Spoken Word