Kate Braid

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Writing workshop with Sandy Shreve – November 21, 2009

A 3 hour workshop on Saturday, November 26, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. sponsored by the Federation of BC Writers.   “When Old Becomes New Again: Writing Poetry in Traditional Forms” will be an afternoon of talking a little about the history of formal poetry (think sonnets and glosas, metre and rhyme) but mostly we’ll be writing it, trying several different forms.  Sandy Shreve and I co-edited In Fine Form, the first book of Canadian form poetry.  At Alliance for Arts & Culture, 100-938 Howe Street, Vancouver.  $50 for non-members of the Federation, $40 for members.

For more information or to register, see http://www.bcwriters.com

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Reading, North Vancouver, December 9, 2009

Words and Music at Presentation House, 333 Chesterfield Avenue (3 blocks up from Lonsdale Quay), 8:30 p.m..  Kate will read with Clyde Reed, jazz bassist.  Second set will include Clyde, guitarist Jared Burrows and spoken word performers Viviane House and Carol Sawyer.  An $8 donation is requested at the door to cover rent and payment to performers.  All welcome.

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Reading, Nanaimo, November 26, 2009

WordStorm Reading Series.  At Nanaimo Centre Stage, 25 Victoria Street, Nanaimo, BC.  Doors open at 6:30, readings start at 7 with open mic competition and “lightning readers.”  Kate will be reading with Allannah Dow playing cello.

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Readings, Vancouver, October 23, 2009

Vancouver Writers and Readers Festival 
Friday October 23, 2009 10-11:30 a.m. “Playing with Real People”” panel discussion and short readings on working with the character of Glenn Gould (with Annabel Lyon and Thomas Trofimuk). 

Also Friday October 23, 2009 1-2:30 p.m. “The Mini Poetry Bash” reading from Turning Left to the Ladies (with Michael Kenyon, Heather McHugh, W.H. New, Rhea Tregebov, Zoe Whittall).

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