Proudly presented in partnership with the Cumberland Community Forrest Society
The Cascadia Poetry Festival is a community-based literary arts festival that encourages dialogue and collaboration between audience, writers, artists, and scientists to foster a deeper connection between all inhabitants of the Cascadia Bioregion and to the land itself. Our event serves as a cultural bioregional investigation and features academic, democratic and performance components.
Friday Night: CCFS Science Pub
Natures Phoenix – Forest Fire Ecology and the Poetics of Climate Change. Featuring climate scientist Dominick DellaSala and Poet Sonnet L’abbes.
10am Panel Discusion – Exploring the Poetics of Climate Crises
Matt Rader, Sonnet L’abbes and Jordan Abel.
Cumberland Village/Forrest walking tour with Meaghan Cursons and Adelia MacWilliam
3:30 – 5:30 Open Mic Living Room event (a democratic reading open to the public)
7pm Poetry Reading
Featuring Jan Zwicky, Matt Rader, Jordan Scott, and Jordan Abel
For further details: https://cascadiapoeticslab.ca/cascadia-poetry-festival-cumberland-2019/