Kogawa House News

Two workshops at Historic Joy Kogawa House

“POETRY, LIKE BREAD, IS FOR EVERYONE.” –Roque Dalton Thursday, June 22, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Come break bread with us! Through guided exercises, including the emulation of accomplished Canadian poets, you will have the opportunity to orchestrate your senses, intellect,...

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Historic Joy Kogawa House goes bilingual!

From the beginning of April to the end of June, Historic Joy Kogawa House will offer creative writing workshops in both English and Spanish. “You don’t have to be a Spanish native speaker to attend. If you feel comfortable with your knowledge of the language, please...

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Meet Three Outstanding Canadian Authors!

Read the book, meet the author, and engage in stimulating discussion. A series facilitated by Carmen Rodríguez writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver   In preparation for this book-club/meet-the-author series, you will...

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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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