Surrey Muse Program – June-November 2023


Featured art by Ann Lovell, Surrey Muse, March 2023

  Session 24
June-November 2023

June 24
Author Catherine Lewis
Poet Kyle Hawke
Visiting Author Sabyasachi Nag
Emerging Musician TBA
Emerging Poet Michele Adams
Artist-At-Work Yanli Tang
Host Mariam Zohra D

July 22
Author Cynthia Sharp
Poet Ashok Bhargava
Performer Deborah Vieyra
Emerging Preeti Kaur Dhaliwal
Emerging Musician Niki Kennedy
Artist-At-Work Yanli Tang
Host Michael Stark

August 26
Author Myrna Kostash
Poet Ivan Drury
Musician Tariq Hussain
Emerging Musician Tze Liew
Emerging Musician Brent Wagner
Artist-At-Work Yanli Tang
Host Carol Neuman

September 23
Author Dora Ducek
Poet Timothy Shay
Performer Angela Rebrec
Emerging Writer Melissa Yuan-Innes
Emerging Writer Jennifer Ashton
Artist-At-Work Yanli Tang
Host Samantha Krilow

October 28
Author Rahela Nayebzadah
Poet Tolu Oloruntoba
Musician Metronomad
Emerging Poet Dilan Qadir
Emerging Artist Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki
Artist-At-Work Yanli Tang
Host Michael Stark

November 25
Author Winner, Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction
Poet Winner, Vera Manual Award for Poetry
Author Winner, Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction
Musician Winner, Faith Nolan Award for Music
Artist Winner, Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts
Host Mariam Zohra D


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Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-May session, and in May/June for June-November session. Dates are chosen by the participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and artist/performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, please use the online recommendations form.

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About Surrey Muse

An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Saturday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer with two Emerging Writers/Artists. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

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