4:00 pm Saturday August 13 Tickets
The Meter’s Running IV
TThis year’s poetry event will feature three Aboriginal poets/spoken word artists.
Janet Rogers is a Mohawk writer, former Poet Laureate of Victoria and was Writer-in-Residence at UNBC in fall 2015. Her work takes a variety of forms and includes three books of poetry, performance poetry and video poetry. She hosts several radio programs and has produced three award-winning poetry CDs.
Jordan Abel is a young Nisga’a writer armed with an MFA from UBC. He has edited poetry magazines, taught poetry at SFU and been widely published. He won the 2013 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for his debut collection, Place of Scraps. His new book, Injun, will be published in the spring.
Ronnie Dean Harris (Ostwelve) is a member of the Sto:lo Nation. He has been a devotee and performer of hip-hop since his early teens. He is also a multi-media artist, filmmaker and actor with a principal role in the drama series Moccasin Flats. He has performed at many international events including The Global African Hip-Hop Summit.