The 20th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday November 26 / 2021

110th Gathering, 10th Anniversary
11-26-2021

Featured Artists
Author Darcie Friesen Hossack
Poet  Steffi Tad-y
Performer Missy D.
Open Mic Opener Catherine Lewis
Featured Art by Adrian Arleo
Host Mariam Zohra D.

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, November 26, 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 November 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,
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Darcie Friesen Hossack – Surrey Muse

Darcie Friesen Hossack is a writer, editor and publisher who was the nominated author for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2011 for her collection of short stories titled Mennonites Don’t Dance, that also was a runner up for the Danuta Gleed Award in the same year. Darcie has created a global online literary journal, WordCity Monthly under the banner of UNESCO-Rila Affiliate Poet Mbizo Chirasha’s Time of the Poet Republic. Darcie lately completed a novel called Stillwater where, in North Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, for a family with a Mennonite mother and a Seventh-day Adventist father, the End Times are just around the corner. Darcie is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers.

View Darcie’s web page
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Contact Darcie
dandelionwine@shaw.ca

At the November 26 gathering of Surrey Muse, Darcie will be the Featured Author. More about the event is here: friday-nov-26-2021

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

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Steffi Tad-y – Surrey Muse

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Steffi is a poet & writer from Manila who now lives in Vancouver, in the territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Merienda from Rahila’s Ghost Press (2021), and I Did Not Want to Be Read / I Wanted to Be Believed In from Frog Hollow Press under their Dis/Ability Catalogue (2019). Her debut full-length book of poems From the Shoreline will be published by Gordon Hill Press in 2022. Steffi often writes about mental health, migration, and everyday life in the diaspora.

View more about Steffi
rahilasghostpress.com
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@steffitady
Contact Steffi
steffi.tady@gmail.com

At the February 25 gathering of Surrey Muse, Steffi will be the Featured Poet. More on the event is here: friday-feb-25-2022

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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.

Mariam Zohra D – Surrey Muse

A multi-disciplinary artist of Kashmiri and Punjabi descent, Mariam (aka Myrh), is a poet, vocalist, and an experimental creator, combining poetry, voice and visual arts. In 2016, she began taRka, a multi-media collaboration project. She has just released ‘Water Print’ by Myrcury with Enigma Curry. Her early independent albums were created with musicians Agitation & Astarte 23, and Dub Therapie. In 2018, Aumega Project released ‘Rock Bottom’ with Dariusz Jackowski, while Lullabies for Insomniacs put out a limited vinyl ‘And The Light Beams Will Guide The Way’ by Dreamspeak. Along with poems published in various literary collections and in a textbook for high school students, Mariam’s first collection of poetry ‘Not To Understand’ was published in 1994. She joined Theatre in the Rough, a youth advocacy group in 1998, co-founded Surrey Muse in 2011, and by 2016, in combination with launching Purple Poppy Press, a digital publisher, she published a second collection of poems with lyrics and drawings titled ‘These Tales Are True’. Mariam studied Philosophy and Creative Writing at Douglas College. She is the Media Producer and Art Director of Surrey Muse Arts Society (SMAS).

Visit Mariam at Bandcamp
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Mariam’s Soundcloud page
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Contact Mariam
tariqat@gmail.com

At the May 27/2022 gathering of Surrey Muse, Mariam will begin the Open Mic session. More about the event is here: friday-may-27

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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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