Wednesday poetry evening at Red Tree features special guests, open mic

Red Tree Specialty Coffee is hosting well known Comox Valley poets Ilya Tourtidis, Ed Varney, Murray Kennedy-McNeil, Sharon Urdahl and Dan Kirk for an evening of poetry on Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

The evening will also feature an open microphone for other poets to share their work with an appreciative audience.

Tourtidis won the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry in Canada in 1994 for Mad Magellan’s Tale, and followed that up with The Spell of Memory, Path of Descent and Memory, Bright Bardo and Round Dance. He has also published a number of e-books. Varney, Kennedy-McNeil and Urdahl are also published poets.

Red Tree Specialty Coffee is in TinTown at 2546 Rosewall Cres.


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