Kogawa House News

Upcoming Events at Historic Joy Kogawa House

Haiku Secrets: beyond the basics of writing haiku Saturday, February 25, 1–2:30pm with author Jacquie Pearce at Historic Joy Kogawa House 1450 West 64th Ave (2 blocks east of Granville Street) Haiku are small poems that can express a riveting moment of awe or insight...

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Author residency application portal is now open

Applications for residencies at Historic Joy Kogawa House from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, are now being accepted through Submittable on our website here. Before applying, please review revised application guidelines on our Residency page. Deadline is March 1 for...

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Breaking the Ice: From Winter into Spring

Feb 4 (Sat), 7:00 to 9:00pm – poetry reading Breaking the ice: from winter into spring Celebrate the first hints of spring and kick off National Haiku Writing Month with a social evening of poetry, music, and refreshments at Historic Joy Kogawa House, Saturday,...

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Trees: A Literary Appreciation

Readings by Heidi Greco, Mary-Lou Zeitoun, and Christine Lowther Trees move from beneath the ground into the sky; they reconcile us to the stars. A world without trees is no world at all. Let’s celebrate them in writing! Olive trees, red cedar, arbutus ... "....the...

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Foster Care and Aging Out of Care

Foster Care Readings A Literary Presentation on Fostering, Foster Care, and Aging Out of Care with Nicola Harwood David Ferguson Beth Wilks Christine Lowther 7pm on Monday, January 16 at Historic Joy Kogawa House 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver   Nicola will...

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Love Letters for Winter Solstice

Poets and authors Daphne Marlatt, George Bowering, Christine Lowther, RC Weslowski, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Heather Haley, and Renee Saklikar read love letters and epistolary poems published in Where the Nights Are Twice As Long on the longest night of the year. For avid...

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