Griffin Vancouver: Celebrating Great West Coast Poetry

Introducing the First-ever Griffin Vancouver event:

We are very excited to be able to host an event in Vancouver on Thursday June 7th to celebrate the Griffin Poetry Prize.

This special ticketed event will feature the only livestreamed broadcast of the prize ceremony from Toronto and it will also feature live readings from great west coast Griffin-related poets, amazing catered food, cocktails, and many members of the writing, reading and publishing community.

Where: W2 Media Cafe, 111 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

When: Thursday June 7th 2012. 6PM to 9PM

What: Livestreamed broadcast of Griffin Poetry Prize Ceremony from Toronto, celebration of poetry and community through live readings and conviviality.

Why: Because the West Coast is home to some of the finest poets in the world and we believe that this is an opportunity to bring our communities together and to share the experience of celebrating the Griffin Poetry Prize.

Who: A complete list of participating poets will be posted as soon as we have them confirmed.

More detail: The evening will begin with a live viewing of the Griffin Poetry Prize ceremonies from Toronto and will be followed by live readings by eminent poets who are associated with the Griffin Poetry Prize or who are prominent members of the Vancouver poetry community.

The readings in Vancouver will be recorded on video and livestreamed to the internet.

This is a great opportunity to gather our outstanding west coast community of writers, publishers and poetry supporters to celebrate this world-class prize and to show the world the quality of work that we produce.

If you have any questions please contact Sean Cranbury at 778-987-8774 or via email at sean @ booksontheradio dot ca.

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