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Growing Room 2019: The Power of Narrative Poetry

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NEC Native Education College

Vancouver, BC V5T 1H2

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Part of Growing Room 2019

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
Venue: 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




PANELISTS

Lucas Crawford, genderqueer disabled poet, wrote Sideshow Concessions, The High Line Scavenger Hunt, and Belated Bris of the Brainsick (Fall 2019). Lucas teaches at UNB and is from rural NS.

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

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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.



The venue is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpretation is available by request before February 15, 2019. Detailed information about accessibility at Growing Room is available at: https://festival.roommagazine.com/venues-and-accessibility/.

Growing Room takes place on the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish peoples.

Growing Room is made possible thanks to support from our major sponsors and partners: Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council of the Arts, the BC Arts Council, the City of Vancouver, Creative BC, the Access Copyright Foundation, The Georgia Straight, and Massy Books. To learn more about our sponsors and partners, please visit festival.roommagazine.com/sponsors.

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