Rob Lewis is a poet, activist, house painter and musician, who’s writings have been published in Dark Mountain, Cascadia Weekly, Manzanita, The Atlanta Review, Southern Review and other publications. Bringing the power of language to the defense of the more-than-human world is his steady obsession, approached through poems, essays and activism. As owner of Earth Craft Painting he also works to revive the use of local wild clays to paint our work and living spaces.
Ned Baeck studied Liberal Arts at Concordia University and Asian Studies at UBC. His poetry has recently appeared in untethered, The Continuist, sewer lid, Ottawa Arts Review and Prism. His first full-length collection of poetry was published by Guernica in March, 2018. He lives in Vancouver.
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.