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Sat. September 21st 2019
Carolyn Knight (artist-musician, event coordinator), Dorothy Field (poet, artist), Yvonne Blomer (poet), Aidan Knight (singer-songwriter), Anne Schaefer (musician), Krystal Cook (actor, director,producer), Lina de Guevara ( actor, facilitator of Arriving in Canada), Bill Goers (artist, scupltor, water bearer), Joan Cahill (artist, designer), Tesekla Cook-Willie (actor), Sari Alesh ( violinist), Community Artist Collaborators @  Alexander Park, 1333 Walnut St (All Ages)
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Fri. August 9th 2019
Creekside Concert #1 Sari Alesh, Yvonne Blomer @  Clawthorpe Park (All Ages)
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Thu. January 17th 2019
Ekphrastic Poetry Reading Yvonne Blomer , John Barton, Eve Joseph, Arleen PareThe Robert Bateman Centre (All Ages)
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Sat. November 17th 2018
Kayla Czaga, Amanda Jernigan, Sonnet L'Abbé, Anita Lahey, waaseyaa'sin christine sy, Rob Taylor , Yvonne Blomer The Bent Mast (All Ages)
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Yvonne Blomer

from Victoria BC

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Yvonne Blomer

Yvonne Blomer has published three collections of poetry and co-edited Poems from Planet Earth (Leaf Press) an anthology out of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series. Her poems have appeared in Forcefield: 77 BC Women Poets (Mother Tongue Press) as well as in The Best Canadian Poetry in English (Tightrope Books) and A Crystal Though Which Love Passes: Glosas for P.K. Page (Buschek Books). In addition, her work has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies in Canada as well as in the UK and Japan. Her first book, a broken mirror, fallen leaf was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. As if a Raven was published in 2014 with Palimpsest Press.

Yvonne lives in Victoria, BC with her husband and young son. In addition to poetry she also writes creative nonfiction and is currently working on a travel memoir titled Sugar Ride as well as new poems. Yvonne teaches poetry and memoir courses through Camosun College and privately. She has appeared on CFUV, The University of Victoria’s radio station, to interview poets and writers about their work.

Yvonne is proud to be serving as Poet Laureate for the City of Victoria from Jan. 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018.
For more information about this position, visit the City of Victoria’s website

Yvonne is also the Artistic Director emeritus of Planet Earth Poetry in Victoria, BC.


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