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Poetry First Prize August 11, 2017 Gateway Theater, Richmond B.C.

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ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION WORLD POETRY VANCOUVER Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2-4 pm Britannia Community Centre 1661 Napier Street Ice Rink, Activity Room 11 Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Kagan Goh Participants:... Fiona Tinwei Lam Fernando Reguero Ray Hsu Lydia Kwa Loretto Seto Candie Tanaka Babette Santos Lilija Valis with Enrico Renz and Lawren Nemeth


Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. February 17, 2014, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Standing room only at the Alma VanDusen Room for the Canadian Authors Association readings. Margaret Anne Hume, Margo ...Bates, Ron Kearse, Anita Miettunen, Sharon MacGougan, Robert Mackay, Kempton Dexter, Zoe Duff and Lilija Valis read from their books about family, friends, war and the men trained to fight in wars, Mexican weavers, funny funerals, sex and more sex (polyandry), and love of Planet Earth, with some cool guitar playing in-between. Thanks to everyone who organized this event, particularly to Anita Miettunen, Ron Kearse who was the MC, and Fernando Este, VPL host.See More


Writers International Network, Vancouver, Canada, awarded Lilija Valis Distinguished Poet & Writer Award, at Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond, BC, Canada, on June 14, 2014.