Bookmark and Share

Upcoming Events

no upcoming shows listed

Past Events

Fri. September 15th 2017
Planet Earth Poetry Yvonne Blomer @  Hillside Coffee & Tea (All Ages)
more info
Sun. June 4th 2017
YOKO’S DOGS ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON Mary di Michele, Jane Munro, Jan Conn, Yvonne Blomer @  Hillside Coffee & Tea (All Ages)
more info
Sat. April 23rd 2016
Waking the Bard Yvonne Blomer , Ann-Bernice Thomas, Iain Higgins, Sonney L'Abbe, Anita Lahey, Troy Sebastian, Banquo Folk Ensemble @  City Hall, 1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC (All Ages)
more info
Sat. April 25th 2015
Yvonne Blomer (Poet Laureate), Zoe Duhaime (Youth Poet Laureate), Garth Martens, Wendy Morton, Daniel G. Scott , Rhona McAdamGreater Victoria Public Library - Central Branch (All Ages)
more info

Yvonne Blomer

Confirmed: Mar. 18, 2016 (Awaiting Update)

from Victoria BC

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.

Videos

Cascadia Poetry Festival Reading: Yvonne Blomer
In this Video Artist(s) Yvonne Blomer Resource(s): Cascadia Poetry Festival
Posted: Mar. 18, 2016
Filmed: May. 2, 2015


Future Events