Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The Third Annual Hazelwood Writers’ Festival

The Third Annual Hazelwood Writers’ Festival Hazelwood Herb Farm Sunday, August 12th, 2012, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 13576 Adshead Road, Ladysmith, B.C., Canada V9G 1H6 Phone: (250) 245-8007 info@hazelwoodherbfarm.com Admission: $10.00 (Gate receipts go to the local writers.) Featured Performers and Readers

Kate Braid




Kate Braid has written poetry and non-fiction about subjects from Georgia O’Keeffe, Emily Carr and Glenn Gould, to mine workers and fishers, and a memoir, Journeywoman, about her 15 years as a carpenter. She has published five books of poetry and co-edited with Sandy Shreve, In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry. Her work has won a number of awards and is widely anthologized. Kate's Web Page

Tom Wayman

Tom Wayman’s recent books include a poetry collection, Dirty Snow (Harbour, 2012), a novel, Woodstock Rising (Dundurn, 2009), and a critical monograph, Songs Without Price: The Music of Poetry in a Discordant World (U of Vancouver Island, 2008). His 2007 collection of stories, Boundary Country, currently is a contender for the 2012 One Book One Kootenay competition. Poetry anthologies he has edited include The Dominion of Love (Canadian love poems), 2001. He most recently taught at the University of Calgary, 2002-2010. Since 1989, he has lived in southeastern B.C.’s Selkirk Mountains.


Local Writers and Performers

Featuring Wind Weaver
Paul Bezooyen & Terry Mack

Greg Blanchette, Jule Briese, Kim Clark, Barbara A. Denz, Tricia Dower, Janet Dunnett, Kirsty Elliot, David Floody, David Fraser, Kim Goldberg, Kenn Joubert, Janice Lore, Edeana Malcolm, Mary Ann Moore, Mary Elizabeth Nelson, Naomi Beth Wakan, Ann Graham Walker, and M.C. Warrior

Reserve in advance so we know the numbers at ascentaspirations@shaw.ca.

Jointly sponsored by the Hazelwood Herb Farm and the WordStorm Society of the Arts and supported by the Canadian League of Poets, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Writers’ Union of Canada.

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