Poems from Planet Earth is a fantastic anthology being released by Leaf Press in April (National Poetry Month) with launch parties planned for Victoria, Vancouver, and Nanaimo. So hang on to your shuttlepod as we approach lift-off!
For more information or to order, visit the publisher’s website: http://www.leafpress.ca/Poems-from-Planet-Earth/Poems-from-Planet-Earth.htm
Poems from Planet Earth, edited by Yvonne Blomer and Cynthia Woodman Kerkham, is a round-up of poems from poets reading at Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria BC – an internationally renowned weekly poetry series that has been running for many years.
Hundreds of poets have graced the stage on Friday nights at Planet Earth Poetry, whose current coordinates are at Moka House on Hillside.
Here are the 116 poets included in the anthology:
Alan R. Wilson, Alice Major, Alisa Gordaneer, Andrea Raine, Ann Graham Walker, Arleen Pare, Barbara Black, Barbara Colebrook Peace, Barbara Pelman, Bernice Lever, Betsy Warland, Bren Simmers, Brian Bartlett, Brian Brett, Carolyn Smart, Catherine Owen, Cathy Ford, Daniela Elza, Daniel G. Scott, David Fraser, David Pimm, David Taylor, David Zieroth, DC Reid, Derk Wynand, Donna Kane, Dorothy Field, Doug Fraser, Dvora Levin, Edeana Malcolm, Elizabeth Greene, Eve Joseph, Garth Martens, Gerard Rochford, Gisela Ruebsaat, Glen Sorestad, Goran Simic, Grace Coburn, Grace Wolf, Harold Rhenisch, Isa Milman, Jana Kalina, Jann Conn, Janine Edwards, Jan Zwicky, Jay Ruzesky, Jeanette Lynes, Jen Currin, Jenna Butler, Jessica Michalofsky, Joann Dionne, John Barton, Judith Castle, Judith Heron, Julia McCarthy, Julie Paul, Karen Chester, Karen Shklanka, Kate Braid, Kim Goldberg, Kyeren Regehr, Laura Apol, Laurie D. Graham, Leanne Boschman, Leanne McIntosh, Leonard Neufeldt, Linda K. Thompson, Liz Zetlin, Lorna Crozier, Lorri Neilsen Glenn, Madeline Sonik, Maleea Acker, Marc Christensen, Mark Asser, Mary Ann Moore, Maureen Hynes, Meira Cook, Michael Gnudde, Michael Fanshawe, Micheline Maylor, Murray Reiss, Nancy Holmes, Naomi Beth Wakan, Onjana Yawnghwe, Owain Nicholson, Pamela Porter, Paul Hansen, Patricia Young, Patrick Friesen, Patrick Lane, Patrick M. Pilarski, Pat Smekal, Paul Nelson, Ray McGinnis, Rhona McAdam, Rhonda Ganz, Richard Osler, Russell Thorburn, Russell Thornton, Sally Green, Samuel Green, Savannah Featherstone, Sheila Martindale, Sheri-D Wilson, Sidney Bending, Susan Braley, Susan McCaslin, Susan Telfer, Tanis MacDonald, Terry Jones, Tris Pargeter, Ulrike Narwani, Wendy Donawa, Wendy Morton, Zachariah Wells, Zoe Dickinson
LAUNCH DATES:VICTORIA Friday, April 12, 2013 Planet Earth Poetry, 7:30 pm Moka House, 1633 Hillside Avenue
~VANCOUVER April 20, 2013 Joy Kogowa House, 2:00 pm 1450 West 64th Avenue
~NANAIMO June 11, 2013 Wordstorm, 7:00 pm Demeter’s Coffee Vault, 499 Wallace Street