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Trailer Park Elegy (Harbour)
Saturday October 21st at 7:00 pm. This special Fat Oyster event “of the year” (writes Zoe Lambert), will be at the Fanny Bay Hall. Readers include Judy LeBlanc, Arleen Pare, and Cornelia Hoogland.
Sunday October 22nd at 3:00 pm. This special Poetry* Hornby Island event will be at the Hornby Island Community Hall, 4305 Sollans Rd., Hornby Island, B.C. Readers include Judy LeBlanc, Arleen Pare, and Cornelia Hoogland.
Monday, October 23rd at 7 p.m. Ilya Tourtidis (Romancing Eternity, Ekstasis) and Cornelia Hoogland (Trailer Park Elegy, Harbour), at The Red Tree Specialty Coffee, hosted by Dan Kirk, #106-2456 Rosewall Crescent, Courtenay, B.C.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7 p.m. Bolen Books in Victoria. Shane Nielson presents Dysphoria, a heartfelt collection about mental illness. Jim Johnstone presents the darkly psychological The Chemical Life, which deals with mental illness and depression. Joe Denham presents Landfall, which is a direct and powerful collection described as a "call to arms." And Cornelia Hoogland tops off our night by presenting her long form poem Trailer Park Elegy that deals heavily in dark themes that run through its intriguing narrative.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7p.m. at The West Village Theatre (2007 10 Ave SW) in Calgary Alberta. My long poem, "10 HEXAGRAMS FOR 10 PROVINCES, 3 TERRITORIES" is one of ten winners in the Canada 150 Poetry contest (sponsored by Calgary Spoken Word Society │Single Onion │Free Fall Magazine & Canada 150)
Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 6 p.m. Laughing Oyster Books and Courtenay Public Library present Cornelia Hoogland and Judy LeBlanc. 300 6th Street, Courtenay, B.C. Cornelia Hoogland presents her long form poem Trailer Park Elegy that deals heavily in dark themes that run through its intriguing narrative. Judy LeBlanc presents her beautifully-crafted short fiction, The Promise of Water (Oolican), set on the Salish Sea.
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