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Book Launch: Worth More Standing – Poets and Activists Pay Homage to Trees

May 28 2022

Event Details

Where: Nanaimo Harbourfront
Date: May 28, 2022
When: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join poets Kim Goldberg, Sonnet L’Abbe, Leanne McIntosh, Ann Graham Walker. Rhona McAdam, Kyeren Regher, Nicole Moen, Sheena Robinson and more for the launch of their poetry anthology. Listen to poetry readings and share in fervent sentiment for the forest. Copies will be available for purchase from local Nanaimo bookseller WindowSeat Books.

“In Worth More Standing: Poets and Activists Pay Homage to Trees, celebrated poets and activists pay homage to the ghosts of lost forests and issue a rallying cry to protect remaining ancient giants and restore uncolonized spaces. Themes of connection, ecology, grief, and protection are explored through poems about trees and forests written by an impressive number of influential poets, several of whom have attended the recent Fairy Creek blockades and still others who defended old growth ecosystems in Clayoquot Sound nearly 30 years ago.” –Caitlin Press

NO registration required. For more information please call 1-877-415-8475 or email cc@virl.bc.ca

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