Discover beauty and transformation in grief poetry, explore identity and home through poetry, music, and photography, and celebrate a memoir launch with us this November.
Resident writer Effie Pow presents Transforming Trauma through Words and Music, a showcase of readings and experimental music by local writers and performers inspired by family, identity, and immigrant experiences. With readings by Wiley Wei-Chiun Ho and Jonathan Poh. Jerry Moon will speak about his experimental music composition.
Inspired by her new chapbook Not So Pretty Haiku, Isabella Mori, together with her jazz musician husband Glenn Mori, will take you on a journey of melancholic poetry, nature images, and melodic improvisation. Participants will have a chance to write their own poetry.
Please join us for an Open House event on April 10 for free tours of the heritage house, a poetry reading by poet Jude Neale, live music by The Jubilee Singers and Kogawa Ukulele Players, family-friendly craft activities, and tea and cake for everyone!
On the last night of Hanukkah, it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Historic Joy Kogawa House. The home was trimmed in white holiday lights and candles flickered in the windows…
Inspired by contemporary English language haiku, poet Jude Neale explores ordinary objects through both poetry and photography in her new collection, Inside the Pearl. Join us for a book launch and a musical performance on Sunday, September 19 at 4 PM.