Souvankham Thammavongsa

Tune in online or on radio to CKCU Literary Landscape tomorrow at 6:30pm to hear an interview with this treasure of a poet, Souvankham Thammavongsa. We talk about the video projects with Kat Burns and Paramita Nath ( You can see the short films based on her poems here.), about the nature of making words […]

Tree Seed Workshops: Overview

Often when a feature reader comes from out of town to present at the Tree Reading Series they remark something along the lines of: that was a fantastic open mic. Usually you have to suffer through those but I got something out of each reader. Back in 2009 Rod Pederson was the director at Tree […]

Political Poems: Panel with Wah, Brossard and Brand

Nicole Brossard, Fred Wah and Dionne Brand fielding questions from the audience while on panel. Parliamentary Poet Laureate Fred Wah organized this salon that to present The Political Poem with Nicole Brossard and Dionne Brand, “two of Canada‚Äôs most outstanding textual activists. Though the range of their writing is expansive, including novels, essays, collaborations, and […]