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Selection of artists to participate in first Literary Coffee House
On Friday, September 27, the Literary Committee of the Bowen Island Arts Council will be presenting its first Literary Coffee House of the season. Join us from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Gallery at Artisan Square to hear great works from multiple artists ranging from fiction, poetry and music as well as enjoy snacks, drinks and book signings.
This event will include a selection of artists including Heather Haley, Edythe Anstey Hanen, Bernice Lever, Kaiya Jade, Pauline Le Bel, Enrico Renz and Carol Cram.
Heather Haley is a poet, singer, writer and media artist. She is an accomplished performer, both as a spoken word artist and a musician and has toured internationally. Edythe Anstey Hanen is a writer who has published articles, short stories and poetry in several magazines and newspapers and has completed a collection of short stories. She was the editor of the Undercurrent for 17 years and has recently won a contest sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association. Bernice Lever is an award winning poet and an English grammar expert. Bernice has published and edited in many genres and her workshops on creativity and marketing have helped many writers get published. Kaiya Jade is a vocalist, pianist and music teacher. She has been immersed in music from the early age of three. Pauline Le Bel has been a full-time writer and vocalist for over 35 years. She has won several writing awards, an Emmy-nomination and Cable ACE Award for Best Writing for The Song Spinner, a film about the transformational power of music. Pauline has also released five CDs of her original songs. Enrico Renz is a Burnaby poet, songwriter, singer and teacher. He can be found at Renaissance bookstore jamming or at open mics around the lower mainland. Carol Cram is an author, communications consultant, Nia instructor and the current president of the Bowen Island Arts Council. Carol has a blog online that follows her travels, thoughts, Nia classes, books and consulting services.
Be sure to stop by to experience this wonderful group of artists. Admission is by donation, all proceeds go to BIAC to help support further literary initiatives. For more information about the Literary Coffee Houses, please contact Bernice Lever email@example.com.