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Saturday, June 05, 2010

Special Event: Pandora's Poetry Picnic @Trout Lake


Sunday June 6th, 2010 - 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm
Pandora’s Collective presents a ‘Poetry Picnic’ Fundraiser
                   (weather permitting)
@ Trout Lake ( John Hendry Park )
East 19th Avenue side of the park,
(near the lake, playground, concession,& restrooms)
Hosts: Warren Dean Fulton and Bonnie Nish
Please RSVP to Bonnie Nish:  blnish_pandoras@yahoo.ca

Featured Readers: Nikki Reimer, Sandy Shreve & Shannon Rayne
An outdoors Word Whips + a picnic + an open mic,
12- 1 Word Whips Take the challenge. We provide the writing prompts and the opportunity for sharing. Ten - fifteen minutes to write to each prompt. See what you can whip up.
1-2 Picnic
2-3:00 Features
3-4:00 Open Mic
4-5:00 Mix and Mingle

Suggested donations sliding scale $10-$20


Nikki Reimer is the author of [sic](Frontenac House, 2010) and fist things first (Wrinkle Press Chapbook, 2009). She is a poet, blogger, curator, arts event planner and photographer of cats in East Vancouver , and a member of the Kootenay School of Writing collective.

Sandy Shreve is the author of Suddenly, So Much, (2005, Exile Editions) has published 3 other books of poetry and edited two anthologies. Her work is widely anthologized,
has won the Earle Birney Prize for Poetry and has been short-listed for the
Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award and a National Magazine Award.

Shannon Rayne is an accomplished performance poet and storyteller who has facilitated
creative writing workshops for over five years. She is the workshop facilitator
at the Fearless Writers Circle in Vancouver 's vibrant Downtown Eastside and
has led writing and performance workshops in elementary and high schools in the
Greater Vancouver area and in cities across the country when on tour.

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