Here are the 5 events I will be at in the month of May of 2018
Mark your calendar and please come.
I am a feature poet at:
Rippling Sonnets (Open Mic Poetry Reading)
Wednesday, May 9 6:30pm to 8:30pm
All age groups welcome
Hosted by: Una Bruhns & Deborah L Kelly
Come in, no registration required
Lynn Valley Library
1277 Lynn Valley Rd North Vancouver, BC V7J 0A2
I am invited to be one of the local talents to share the stage some poetry during Open Mic at:
Indigo Chapters (Metropolis)
Open-Mic poetry night
On Tuesday May 15th at 7:00pm
Guest author: Iain S. Thomas will be reading from his book, I Wrote This For You
Indigo Chapters Burnaby
Burnaby, British Columbia
I am a feature poet at the Writers International Network (Poetry Reading)
On Thursday May 24
Time: Killarney Community Centre
Vancouver Multipurpose Room # 203 6260 Killarney Street
(corner of E. 49 Ave & Killarney St)
On Friday May 25, 2018
I will be one of the recipients of ‘Distinguished Poets Award 2018’
From WIN (Writers International Network -Canada)
Announced by Ashok Bhargava President, Writers International Network Canada
Royal Palace Banquet Hall
7845 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC
Doors Open 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Dinner
Tickets Available in advance
$35.00 includes dinner
I am Feature Poet at:
On Sunday, May 27
At 2:00 – 4:00PM
The Heritage Grill
447 Columbia Street
New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 1A9
Published by Lozan Yamolky
First and foremost, I would like to acknowledge that I humbly live on the traditional, unceeded territories of the səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) & xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. Thank you for allowing me to live on your land —Vancouver, BC Canada.
I am a Canadian citizen who migrated from Kurdistan —Present day Northern Iraq, in 1995 after spending over a year as an asylum seeker in Turkey.
I was born and raised in Baghdad in 1972, I am the fifth of eleven children; three boys and seven girls –one brother passed away in infancy.
I am the author of ( I’m No Hero) and ( Counting Waves ) published by: Silver Bow Publishing. I am dedicating my third book of poems ( Dreamers Needed ) to my teenage boys, Trey, 15 and Wyatt, 13.
I started reciting my poems for the first time in 2013 at The Holy Wow Poets Canada in Maple Ridge. I am currently a member of the Canadian Authors Association, Federation of BC Writers, The Royal City Literary Art Society and the Holy Wow Poets Canada. I am presently the secretary of the Royal City Literary Arts Society. I work as a freelance interpreter.
I was commissioned in the fall of 2017 to write a poem about the refugee experience to DaCapo Chamber Choir in Toronto. The event will feature my poem “I am here” in spring 2019.
I was one of the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Poet Award from WIN– Writers International Network Canada and was 3rd place winner at the 2018 Tagore Festival Peace Poems contest. Since first sharing my poetry in 2013, I have featured in numerous poetry events throughout the Greater Vancouver area.
My work has been published in The Royal City Poets Anthologies (Silver Bow Publishing), The Royal City Literary Arts Society online magazine eZine, Wordplay at Work, Creative Quills Ink Verse (North Vancouver), Celebrate Canada 150 and Culture Days From Far and Wide (Multicultural Creative Writing Collection 2017) and the 2018 Holy Wow Poets Anthology (Maple Ridge).
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