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Real Vancouver Writer Series

Real Vancouver Writer Series

Finally posting my last images from the Vancouver/Olympic trip and these were taken when I first got there. I saw an ad for the Real Vancouver Writer Series a the W2 Culture + Media House on Hasting Street and thought I’d check it out. There were four evenings in the series and I was only [...]

Poetry Broadsheets from High Ground Press

High Ground Press (Theresa Kishkan and John Pass)  have announced the publication of their Companions Series of poetry broadsheets.  The series was launched at the Alcuin Society’s Wayzgoose Fine Print Fair in Vancouver last fall and are available now to libraries and collectors. Twelve  letterpress sheets feature poems by contributing poets written in response to [...]

The Regional Assembly of Text

The Regional Assembly of Text

While in Vancouver I came across this unusual little store, The Regional Assembly of Text (3934 Main Street) stocks cards, postcards, zines, artists’ books, kits to make zines and books, t-shirts, all made by the shop owners. They also have a tiny reading room full of artists’ books and zines. They hold a regular letter [...]

Poetry On Vancouver Hotel Facade

Not sure if this is literature or visual art,  a combination of both I guess, but these words from a poem by Liam Gillick adorn the outside of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel at Burrard and Cordova in Vancouver. The window washers were a nice touch on a wet Vancouver day.

Vancouver Phone Booth Poem

Vancouver Phone Booth Poem

I’ve been away in Vancouver covering the Olympics and have a few things to post regarding things literary but for now will just post this photo I took on Main Street.