It may be rainy and windy outside this weekend, but we’ve got two events to keep you warm and dry inside at Historic Joy Kogawa House.

Poetry Night

When: tonight, Friday, Jan 24, 7:30 to 9:30

Featuring: Michael Mirolla, Jennifer Zilm, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Joseph Dandurand, Cornelia Hoogland, and Ted Goodden.

Novel Afternoon

When: Sunday, Jan 26, 2:00 to 4:00

Featuring: Amanda Hale, Janice Lynn Mather, Suzanne Chiasson, Michael Springate, Sabina Khan, and Marina Sonkina.

Both events hosted by writer-in-residence Michael Mirolla to close out and celebrate his stellar three-month residency. Space is limited; email your RSVP to

Admission by donation (suggested $10, no one turned away.) Books for sale and signing by the author.