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

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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 Program July – November 2016

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July – Nov 2016
Session 10

July 22
Author Virginia Gillespie
Poet Joanne Arnott (uc)
Performer Imtiaz Popat
Open Mic Opener Ghia Aweida
Host Sana Janjua

August 26
Author Julian Worker
Poet Raoul Fernandes
Performer Young Scholar
Open Mic Opener Kevin Taylor
Host Helga Parekh

September 23
Author Trudy M. Davies
Poet Edward Blodgett
Performer Zee & Louw
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
Host Fauzia Rafique

October 28
Author Lydia Kwa
Poet Kyle McKillop
Performer Celeste Snowber
Open Mic Opener Janene White
Host Sonja Grgar

November 25
Author Farah Tejani
Poet Betsy Warland
Performer Metro Nomad
Open Mic Opener Nayden Pollasari (uc)
Host Mariam Zohra D

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a BookSigning Author and an Open Mic Session

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