RC Weslowski, Pam Bentley, and Kevin Spenst.
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Ellie Sawatzky joins co-hosts Pamela Bentley and RC Weslowski to share poems, talk about being an artist in Vancouver, her Frog Hollow Press shortlisted chapbook "Rhinocerotic" coming out in 2018, publishing, rejection, persistence, rhinos, Burning Man, nannying, and her daily blog of writing prompts, Impromptu, on her website elliesawatsky.com.
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Isaac Bond freshly arrived from Saskatoon, now living in Vancouver, shares his spoken word poetry, and chats with RC Weslowski and Pamela Bentley about astronomy, hip-hop, beats, hosting, and doing poetry in schools.
Ellie Sawatzky joins co-hosts Pamela Bentley and RC Weslowski to share poems, talk about being an artist in Vancouver, her Frog Hollow Press shortlisted chapbook "Rhinocerotic" coming out in 2018, publishing, rejection, persistence, rhinos, Burning Man, nannying, and her daily blog of writing prompts, Impromptu, on her website elliesawatsky.com.…
Nasra Adem, former Youth Poet Laureate of Edmonton, Alberta joins co-hosts RC Weslowski and Pamela Bentley. Nasra shares some poems and talks with them about rain, sky, workshops, poet laureates, Canada 150, and questioning our own assumptions, roles, and perspectives.
Mallory Tater and Curtis LeBlanc, founders of the new chapbook press Rahila's Ghost Press tell us about their first crop of books launching November 22. Curtis also reads poems from his own books while Mallory shares some poems from her upcoming This Will Be Good. Kevin Spenst and Pamela Bentley co-hosting.…
Aislinn Hunter joins hosts Kevin Spenst and Pam Bentley to read poems from her book Linger, Still, and chat about residencies, taxidermy, animal memes,Thing theory, and a diversity research student project at Kwantlen.
Raw Speakhers, a women's hip-hop freestyle collective, who are performing as part of the Heart of the City Festival, join hosts RC Weslowski and Pamela Bentley, to share their voices, rhymes and rhythms, and talk about their process, experiences and the forming of the collective.
Yvonne Blomer, current Victoria Poet Laureate and editor of the anthology Refugium: Poems for the Pacific, joins Pam Bentley and Kevin Spenst to talk about the book, the process, its title, nature and ecological poetry. She reads poems from Refugium by Jan Zwicky, John Barton, Joe Denham, Misuzu Kaneko, and Brian Campbell.…
Visiting from London, Ontario, our guest is Blair Trewartha promoting his book, Easy Fix from Palimpsest Press, and talking about history, the 1911 Timmins fire, and other sources for his poetry, as well as his writing and publishing process.
Larry Nicholson (Cree) joins RC and Pam to share his poetry and chat about songs, writing and process, Spirit of the Children Society canoe trips, culture, healing, creativity, dreams, being men, and much more. Check out the "audience" participation piece near the end!
2017 Vancouver Poetry Slam team member Julia Pileggi joins RC and Pam to read from and talk about her new chapbook, Yours Is This; her website with Sasha Singer-Wilson, www.thesefiveminutes.com; first time touring; writing about family and in Italian; and the Carnival of Words fundraiser.
We move back to our Columbia Street location and we thought it would be fun to highlight some East Van poets: Al Mader, Lucia Misch with Chelsea Johnson, Hilary Peach, Zaccheus Jackson Nyce, and Tanya Evanson.
All three co-hosts, Kevin Spenst, RC Weslowski, and Pam Bentley, get together for the first time for a Tickle Trunk show with poems Kevin has chosen by Elena Johnson, Catherine Owen, Rob Taylor, Raoul Fernandes, Jonina Kirton; and one by Tony Brown + one by Don McIver chosen by RC, and one by Robert Mirabal chosen by Pam.…
Our guest today is Tawahum Northern Star Justin Bige, Dene and Cree, activist, poet, Kwantlen student, winner of the Vancouver Story Slam's Bursary, Stand with Kwantlen organizer, with hosts Pam and RC.
Jude Neale joins RC to talk about Jude's new book, Splendid in Its Silence, and doing a book launch in London, England, and her CD with musician Thomas Beckman, Places Beyond. As well, Jude sings a little opera.
Griffin Tedeschini, poet and spoken word artist, is today's guest with Kevin and Pam as hosts. They talk about many things including sex and love poetry, snorkeling in Hawaii, kayaking in Belcarra, School of Thought, love languages, childhood, etc.
Canadian Individual Poetry Slam three-time finalist, Erin Dingle, joins us to share poems about the periodic table, nerdiness, baths, mindfulness, changing lightbulbs,and women in CIPS, following the Verses Festival of Words 2017.
Pam picks a bunch of audio tracks to preview some of the artists performing at the 2017 Verses Festival of Words: Sheri-D Wilson, Mighty Mike McGee, Saul Williams, Khari Wendell McClelland, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha.
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.
This is truly a delightful compilation of some of the best known and loved passages from William Shakespeare's plays. Most readers would be familiar with all or at least some of them. If you've studied Shakespeare in school or college, plays like The Merchant of Venice and Macbeth were probably assigned texts. However, if you haven't encountered these plays before, Shakespeare Monologues is a great volume to browse through and enjoy at leisure. It's important to know that there is a distinct ...
LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.
Banished from his own lands by a usurping brother, Prospero and his daughter Miranda have been living on a deserted island for years, until fate brings the brother within the range of Prospero's powers. Will he seek revenge, or reconcilement?
William Shakespeare’s most well-known play is more than most people realize. While it is the story of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, it is also the story of two families in the middle of a bitter feud. Many people avoid the story because they believe it will be too difficult to read, but this is not true at all. Within a few paragraphs, the play captures your imagination and attention. Juliet is 13 years old and is love with the son of her father’s enemy. Her father has promised that ...
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