Lunch Poems presents Hari Alluri  & Dale Tracy (at Harbour Centre)

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Lunch Poems presents Hari Alluri & Dale Tracy (at Harbour Centre)

Lunch Poems at SFU is a unique opportunity to celebrate poetry and is held the third Wednesday of every month, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

By Writing and Communication Programs, SFU Continuing Studies

When and where

Date and time

Wed, Jun 21, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT


SFU Vancouver at Harbour Centre Teck Gallery 515 W Hastings St Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 Canada

About this event

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June's Lunch Poems reading features poets Hari Alluri and Cecily Nicholson. Please join us for this in person event at SFU Harbour Centre.

Hari Alluri (he/him/siya) is a migrant poet of Filipinx and South Indian descent who lives, loves and writes on unceded Coast Salish territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples and Kwantlen, Katzie and Kwikwetlem lands of Hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking peoples. He is author of The Flayed City (Kaya) and chapbooks The Promise of Rust (Mouthfeel) and Our Echo of Sudden Mercy (Next Page). Recipient of the Vera Manuel Award for Poetry, siya has received grants, fellowships, and residencies from the BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, The Capilano Review, Deer Lake, the National Film Board of Canada, and others. Co-founding editor of Locked Horn Press and co-editor of We Were Not Alone (CBAW), his work appears widely through these venues and elsewhere: Apogee, Dream Marrow (Burnaby Art Gallery), Marías at Sampaguitas, Poetry, Poetry in Canada, PRISM International, and—via Split This RockBest of the Net 2022. @harialluri |

Dale Tracy is the author of Derelict Bicycles (Anvil Press, 2022), her first full-length poetry collection. She also wrote the chapbooks Lines That Open (Surrey Art Gallery, 2023), The Mystery of Ornament (above/ground press, 2020), and Celebration Machine (Proper Tales Press, 2018), and the academic monograph With the Witnesses: Poetry, Compassion, and Claimed Experience (McGill-Queen’s, 2017). She is a faculty member in the English Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

About the organizer

The Creative Writing Program at SFU Continuing Studies is committed to learning in community by offering programs and courses to writers. Our programs include the Writer's Studio Vancouver and The Writer's Studio Online. We also offer courses and consults on the craft and business of writing.