The 28th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday August 26 / 2022

118th Gathering

8-26-2022

Featured Artists

Author Matt Nagin
Poet Josephine LoRe
Musician Enrico Renz
Emerging Writer Angus Pratt
Featured Art by René Magritte
Host Mariam Zohra D

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, August 26, 2022
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
Join us at:
Surrey Muse Channel on YouTube

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

Free event
Closed Captioned (cc)
Donations welcome

View previous program videos at
Surrey Muse YouTube channel

Updates will be posted here
Program
Videos will be posted here
surreymuse.wordpress.com/virtual

More about the gatherings
Gatherings

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Support SMAS Projects
Surrey Muse Art & Literature Awards
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

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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Surrey Muse Program – July-November 2022

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Featured art by Gaelle Weissberg, Surrey Muse, March 2022

  

Session 22
July-November 2022

July 22
Author Tāriq Malik 
Poet Hari Alluri
Painter Candice James
Emerging Poet Jessica Lee McMillan
Host Jovian Radheshwar

August 26
Author Matt Nagin
Poet Josephine LoRe
Musician Enrico Renz
Emerging Writer Angus Pratt
Host Mariam Zohra D

September 23
Author Janis Harper
Poet Charlene Kwiatkowski
Musician Siadic
Emerging Poet Tanmeet Kaur
Host Jovian Radheshwar

October 28
Author Claudia Cornwall
Poet Heather Haley
Artist Liz Toohey-Wiese
Open Mic Opener Zofia Rose
Host Mariam Zohra D.

November 25
Author (fiction) Winner, Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction 2022
Musician Winner, Faith Nolan Award for Music 2022
Author (nonfiction) Winner, Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction 2022
Poet Winner, Vera Manuel Award for Poetry 2022
Visual Artist Winner, Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Art 2022
Hosts Mariam Zohra D, Sana Janjua, Jovian Radheshwar

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View the information below to
participate in each gathering’s Open Mic Session.
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Updates to this program
Will be posted here
Program

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-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.

More about the gatherings
Gatherings
Virtual Gatherings

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facebook.com/pages/Surrey-Muse
FOLLOW on Twitter
@SurreyMuse
FOLLOW on Instagram
surreymuse.arts

Support our Projects

Surrey Muse Art & Literature Awards
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

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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Join the First Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday March 27

‘Reversal’ by Shehan Madawela, poster design by Mariam Zohra D.

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, March 27, 2020
5:30 -7:30 PM (PT)
Join us on Facebook at Surrey Muse Page
facebook.com/surreymuse

Featured Guests
Author Lakshmi Gill
Poet Ian Cognito
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Rhiannon Marshall
Open Mic Session
Host Mariam Zohra D

Discussion
Ask questions from the featured presenters or share your thoughts about their work during the three discussion slots by using the Comment Box in the LIVE Watch Party stream.

Open Mic Session
The Open Mic session offers 3-5 minute reading/presentation time. Call Surrey Muse on Skype to participate. Register your name at surrey.muse@gmail.com by 4pm Friday, March 27.

Recording
The recording of the live show will be housed at Surrey Muse YouTube channel (in progress), and it’ll be posted to Facebook and Surrey Muse web page.

Accessible Free event
Donations welcome

Updates will be posted here
Program
More about the gatherings
Gatherings

‘LIKE’ us on FB
facebook.com/pages/Surrey-Muse/

Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

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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March 27-2020 Gathering of Surrey Muse

91st Gathering

‘Reversal’ by Shehan Madawela, poster design by Mariam Zohra

Surrey Muse will hold its first virtual Gathering #COVID-19
Information to participate will be made available soon.
Check this post and the Program page for updates.

March 27, 2020
Author Lakshmi Gill
Poet Ian Cognito
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Rhiannon Marshall
Featured Art by Shehan Madawela
Host Mariam Zohra D

5:30 – 8:30 PM
Room 405 – City Centre branch
Surrey Public Library
Phone: (604) 598-7420
(Surrey Central skytrain)

Open Mic
Book Table
Refreshments

Accessible Free event
Donations welcome

Updates will be posted here
Program
More about the gatherings
Gatherings

‘LIKE’ us on FB
facebook.com/pages/Surrey-Muse/

Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

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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Surrey Muse Program January-June 2020

Art work by Ed Kuris

Session 17
January – June 2020

Jan 24
Author Hannah Macready
Poet Zoë J. Dagneault
Musician Tim Mar
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
Host Fauzia Rafique

Feb 28
Author Malcolm Van Delst
Poet Wanda J. Kehewin
Filmmaker Ali Kazimi
Open Mic Opener Oath
Host Randeep Purewall

March 27
Author Lakshmi Gill
Poet Ian Cognito
Musician Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Rhiannon Marshall
Host Mariam Zohra D

April 24
Author Jessica Barratt
Poet Elaine Woo
Ceramicist Heidi McKenzie
Open Mic Opener Priscilla Sunshine Eagle
Host Jovian Radheshwar

May 22
Author Cynthia Sharp
Poet Joanna Lilley
Performer Dabke Dancers (uc)
Open Mic Opener Nefertiti SheLah Morrison
Host Sana Janjua

June 26
Author Fauzia Rafique
Poet Chelene Knight
Actor Talia Ahmad
Open Mic Opener Carol Neuman
Host Mariam Zohra D

Updates to this program
Will be posted below
Program

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-November session. Dates are blind-picked by participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, use the email address at the bottom of this post or try the online recommendations form

More about the gatherings
Gatherings

‘LIKE’ us on FB
facebook.com/pages/Surrey-Muse/

Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

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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