The 15th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday June 25 / 2021

105th Gathering

6-25-2021 (1)

 

Featured Artists
Author Mohammed Hanif
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Metronomad
Open Mic Opener Elizabeth Armerding
Featured Art by Unknown Syrian Artist
Host Mariam Zohra D.

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, June 25, 2021
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
Join us at:
Surrey Muse Channel on YouTube

Open Mic submissions
Submission guidelines
Send 3-5 minute video/audio recordings via email by June 15th

Free event
Donations welcome

View previous program videos at
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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
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Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Deborah Vieyra – Surrey Muse

Deborah Vieyra is a writer who has been trying to quit writing for years. After studying at The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University, she came to terms with the fact that this is unlikely. She is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship and holds an MA in Applied Theatre from the University of Southern California. Deborah has published bits here and there, including in Entropy magazine and emerge 19, and is working on an anthology of new creation myths.

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Contact Deborah
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At the May 28, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Deborah will begin the Open Mic session. More about the event is here: friday-may-28-2021/

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Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Samya Arif – Surrey Muse

Samya Arif – OCEÁ is a visual artist, illustrator and graphic designer who has also been a part of the Karachi based electronic music collective, Forever South. A graduate of the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture in communication Design, her practice focuses on observations of social and cultural paradigms from a female’s perspective, embodying womxn and the spaces they inhabit. She has been a regular illustrator at Pakistan’s Herald magazine, and her work has been exhibited in Pakistan, India, UAE, England, US, Belgium, Spain and Canada. As an artist, designer and DJ, Samya has been featured in The New York Times, the BBC, Vice, CBC, The Fader and Pitchfork. She has collaborated on several international projects such as the Mumbai based Taxi Fabric, where her designs were featured in the British band Coldplay’s video. Her clients include Penguin Books, HarperCollins, Macmillan Publishers, Al Jazeera, NPR and Google. Samya lives and works in Karachi, and she is a part-time professor at her alma mater.

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At the May 28, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Samya will be the Featured Artist. More about the event is here: friday-may-28-2021/

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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
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the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Linda Xia – Surrey Muse

Linda Xia is an emerging novelist and poet who is about to launch her debut novel ‘Heir of Blood and Secrets’ with New Degree Press in August. Linda has been writing poetry since she was an angsty thirteen year old in desperate need of an outlet. These days, she primarily writes spoken word about life. Her poetry can be found in various anthologies including Dreamtastic (Polar Expressions) and Heart of Solstice (Young Writers of Canada). Linda has been travelling the world the last three years as a student at the Minerva Schools at KGI, as well she has built a bike, ran a half-marathon, and written a novel, she is still figuring out what she wants to do with her life.

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callmel.co
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lxia@minerva.kgi.edu

At the May 28, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Linda will be the Featured Poet. More about the event is here: friday-may-28-2021/

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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Aislinn Hunter – Surrey Muse

Aislinn Hunter is an award-winning novelist, poet, and educator. She is the author of eight books including ‘The World Before Us’ (winner of the Ethel Wilson Fiction prize) and her most recent novel ‘The Certainties’ (Knopf 2020) currently shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. She holds degrees in Art History, Creative Writing, Writing and Cultural Politics and English Literature. She teaches creative writing at KPU in Surrey and at SFU in the Writer’s Studio. 

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aislinn.hunter@kpu.ca

At the May 28, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Aislinn will be the Featured Author. More about the event is here: friday-may-28-2021/

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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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