The 14th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday May 28 / 2021

104th Gathering

5-28-2021 (1)

Featured Artists
Author Aislinn Hunter
Poet Linda Xia
Visual Artist Samya Arif
Open Mic Opener Deborah Vieyra
Featured Art by Gabi Di
Host Jovian Radheshwar

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, May 28, 2021
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
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Open Mic submissions
Submission guidelines
Send 3-5 minute video/audio recordings via email by May 20th

Free event
Donations welcome

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Videos will be posted here
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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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Surrey Muse Program – January-June 2021

‘Ohow – The Owl’ by Aaron Paquette

Session 19
January-June 2021

Jan 22
Author Liam Wallinger
Poet Fiona Tinwei Lam
Performer Celeste Snowber
Open Mic Opener Catherine Lewis
Host Jovian Radheshwar

Feb 26
Author Katherine Fawcett
Poet Heidi Greco
Performer Her Ra
Open Mic Opener Maggie Tomaszewski
Host Mariam Zohra

March 26
Author Darcie Friesen Hossack
Poet Larissa Lai
Performer Mariam Zohra
Open Mic Opener Waking Dream
Host Jovian Radheshwar

April 23
Author Dorothy Ellen Palmer
Poet TBA
Filmmaker Arlene Bowman
Open Mic Opener Barbara Carter
Host Mariam Zohra

May 28
Author Aislinn Hunter
Poet Juliane Okot Bitek
Performer Samya Arif
Open Mic Opener Deborah Vieyras
Host Jovian Radheshwar

June 25
Author Mohammad Hanif
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Metro Nomad
Open Mic Opener Elizabeth Amerding
Host Mariam Zohra

View the information below to
participate in each gathering’s Open Mic Session.
call-for-submissions-surrey-muse-open-mic

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 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, use the email address at the bottom of this post or try the online recommendations form.

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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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Juliane Okot Bitek – Surrey Muse

Julie Headshot-7Photo by Colleen Butler

Juliane Okot Bitek is a poet, scholar, an essayist and a writer of short fiction. Her writings have been published online and in print. She is launching her first collection of poems 100 Days in spring 2016 with University of Alberta Press.

Juliane is a poetry ambassador with the City of Vancouver working with Poet Laureate, Rachel Rose. As well, Juliane is a Liu Scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, and a PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on the relationship between history, alienation and memory.

View Juliane’s work
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Contact Juliane
jobitek@gmail.com

At the June 26 Gathering of Surrey Muse, Juliane will present an unpublished poem on the relationship between national anthems and violence against children. For more information about this event, click below:
surreymuse.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/june-26-gathering

Surrey Muse Jan-June 2015 Program
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June 26-2015 Gathering of Surrey Muse

39th Gathering

SM-6-26-2015 (2)

June 26, 2015
Author Juliane Okot Bitek
Poet Pamela Bentley
Performers Let It Pass
Open Mic Opener Mariam Zohra
Host David Macilwain

Room 418 – City Centre branch
Surrey Public Library
Phone: (604) 598-7420
(Surrey Central skytrain)

Book Table
Refreshments
Free event
Donations welcome
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SM-6-26-2015 (1)

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