Purely Poetry

Billy-Ray Belcourt, Julie Bruck, Canisia Lubrin, Shazia Hafiz Ramji

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Moderator: Billeh Nickerson

Event Number: 55
Tickets: $20.00

Purely Poetry

Billy-Ray Belcourt, Julie Bruck, Canisia Lubrin, Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Friday, October 19
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Studio 1398

1398 Cartwright St, Vancouver

Poetry fans, this afternoon with some of Canada’s most exciting new voices, as moderated by celebrated professor and poet, Billeh Nickerson, is for you! Hear from sought-after Billy-Ray Belcourt, the youngest poet to ever win the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize for This Wound Is a World. Joining him is the “poet laureate of aftermath” Julie Bruck (How to Avoid Huge Ships); Canisia Lubrin (Voodoo Hypothesis), who is hailed as “a brilliant new Canadian voice”; and Shazia Hafiz Ramji (Port of Being), whose work is described as “a revelation.” Leave feeling rejuvenated by the power of poetry.