Cascadia Poetry Festival – Poetry in a Time of Climate Crises

When:
October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
2019-10-04T18:30:00-07:00
2019-10-04T22:00:00-07:00
Where:
Cumberland
British Columbia

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.

Saturday:
10am Panel Discusion – Exploring the Poetics of Climate Crises

1-3pm Workshops
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/

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