I have some great news! I found out I have a poem, "Dragons at Sunrise", accepted into "Red River review", based in Texas. It is in the February 2012 edition of the journal.. Online now at www.redriverreview.com My Poem is # 77, so check it out if you have time!
I've been part of the Avenue for/des Arts Collective for 5 years. We are all visual artists, working together to have group shows and to create free public workshops to promote the arts. To see details of our group members, past and upcoming events go to: www.ava-artists.org
My most recent Art shows:
"The Anonymous Art show" at Cityscape Gallery, North Vancouver, November 25 - December 17, 2011 www.nvartscouncil..ca/events/anonymous-art-show and the
"International Women's Art Exhibition" at Sunbury shores Gallery, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, from November 4 - December 2, 2011 www.sunburyshores.org
I had "The Story goes Like This" and "Wish" in the Anonymous Art show, a huge show of over 600 pieces of Art! I had "Tara's Green Compassion" & "My Heart is the Essence of Butterfly" in the International Women's Art show.
I'm one of the many Poets reading: February 16, 7 PM at the "10th Anniversary of Pandora's Collective" at the Prophouse Cafe, Vancouver. Pandora's Collective www.pandorascollective.com
I'm reading a Poem about my first Poetry mentor, Shulamit Joffre and talking about the women who are the force of nature behind the collective, Bonnie Nish and Sita Carboni.
Upcoming publication: my new Poetry Chapbook - Poems from 2009 - 2011 (title TBA later) coming out in early 2011. I will have all the details for you later in the year!
Through necessity and desire I'm part of Poetry and Artists groups. I've gotten to know the friendly, creative people at the New West. Poetry group, "Poetic Justice", led by a wonderful woman, Candice James, who is the Poet Laureate of New Westminster.
My last two featured readings were at "Poetic Justice" and the "Mind Paintings Anthology" launch both on December 18, 2011 in New Westminster. I have 8 Poems in the anthology.
If you want to savor the Poetry You can buy the "Mind Paintings Anthology 2011" on line at: www.silverbow.alibrisstore.com You can also check out the Poetic Justice page on Facebook for events and features. If you missed it, you can see part of the video footage of the book launch on my Poetry & video page.
I had one of my Poems, "Hot Cherry Man", published in the 2010 Quills Canadian Poetry magazine, which may still be in print at www.quillspoetry.com
I also had my first Poetry chapbook "Howliing Heart" published in January 2010, which is now sold out! The front cover below.
I'm a mixed media artist, printmaker, painter, poet, and a performer. I love to teach art to adults and co-host Word Whips writing group. I recently joined Federation of Canadian Artists as a supporting member and I'm a Director of Pandora's Collective Poets.
My photographs at top of page by:
Janet Kvammen 2012.