Danielle Janess’s poetry and translations appear broadly in international journals such as Poetry London (UK), Event, CV2, Prairie Fire, and in the anthology In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry (Raincoast). Her fiction has been short-listed for the Rhona Murray Award, and was a past winner in the Monday Magazine Summer Fiction Contest. Originally from the shores of Lake Huron, Danielle has lived most recently in Berlin, Germany, where she performed on stage, in film, and in voice-over with the likes of ETBerlin and at the Lange Nacht der Opern und Theater.
Susan McCaslin has published fifteen volumes of poetry, including Into the Open: Poems New and Selected (Inanna, 2017). She resides in Fort Langley, where she initiated the Han Shan Poetry Project as part of a successful campaign to protect an endangered rainforest. Most days, she can be found walking the trails along the Fraser with her mini-Australian Shepherd, Rosie.
The Planet Earth Poetry reading series is a launching pad for the energies of writers and poets established and not. The evening begins at 7:30 with an open mic, followed by a featured reader(s). Planet Earth Poetry is located at Hillside Coffee and Tea, 1633 Hillside Ave (across from Bolen Books). Between 7 and 7:15, put your name in the hat to read at open mic.