Katherine Fawcett – Surrey Muse

Katherine Fawcett is a Montreal-born, Calgary-raised, Squamish-based writer, teacher, mentor, arts activist and musician. Her first short story collection The Little Washer of Sorrows (Thistledown Press, 2015) was a finalist for the ReLit Award and the Sunburst Award. Her most recent book The Swan Suit (Douglas & McIntyre, 2020) was released the day before Covid19 was declared a global pandemic. Katherine holds a BA from the University of Calgary and is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio program. She is a key organizer of the Whistler Writers Festival. When she isn’t working with words, she works with children, as a violin and piano teacher in Whistler and Squamish.

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At the February 26 gathering of Surrey Muse, Katherine will be the Featured Author. More about the event is here: february-26-2021

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Zofia Rose Musiej -Surrey Muse

Zofia Rose Musiej is a singer/songwriter, poet and interdisciplinary performer. A graduate of The Writer’s Studio at SFU (2019), her poetry has been published in Emerge 19, Prism, Room Magazine, and Salt Chuck City Review. She made her acting debut in ‘Saving Mother’ at the Granville Island Fringe Festival in 2016. Zofia is mixed-blood Polish and Carrier First Nation, and she resides in Vancouver, on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples, where she can be found following her muse and busking in East Van.

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At the November 27 gathering of Surrey Muse, Zofia will begin the Open Mic session. More about the event: november-27-2020

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Yong Nan Kim – Surrey Muse

Yong Nan Kim is a writer, poet and storyteller who also writes Korean folktales and ghost stories for her daughter and seven nieces and nephews. Her memoir titled ‘My Year Without Books’, a work in progress, is a collection of poems about a Korean child’s coming-of-age in Paraguay and Brazil in the 1970s and 1980s. She’s a graduate of The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University. Yong has worked as a translator, interpreter and lecturer in linguistics, translation and interpretation in the US and Canada. When not reading while walking, she likes to hike, snowshoe and learn new dance moves. Yong is a US/Canadian dual citizen who lives in Vancouver, BC.

More about Yong is here
extendedlearning.ubc.ca
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yrghim@gmail.com

At the October 23 gathering of Surrey Muse, Yong will begin the Open Mic session. More information about the event is here: october-23-2020

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Jacqueline Trieber Willcocks – Surrey Muse


Jacqueline Trieber Willcocks is a writer and poet originally from Calgary AB. She is a graduate of The Writers Studio certification program at SFU. Her poems have appeared in Line and Lens and Emerge 19. A former dancer and current Somatic Healer, her work is decidedly feminine and ruthless in its quest to find truth and beauty in the dark corners of the human experience. She makes her home with her husband and two children on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

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At the September 25 gathering of Surrey Muse, Jacqueline will begin the Open Mic session. More on the event is here: september-25-2020

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Martha Warren – Surrey Muse

Martha Warren is a poet and author who has recently launched her debut title ‘Grill Queen’, a cookbook that includes anecdotes on grilling, healing from loss, and reclaiming the joy of cooking, while her forthcoming novel ‘Proton’ explores money-laundering, murder, and particle physics. In poetry, Martha’s subjects range from mythology to single parenting to aspects of law. She was shortlisted for the Federation of BC Writers Flash Prose Contest in 2018, and awarded Second Place Prize for Poetry by the North Shore Writers’ Association in 2018. Martha graduated from Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The League of Canadian Poets’ Poetry Pause and Fresh Voices, Headline Press, and the Red Alder Review. She is an active member of various writers’ organizations and online communities. Martha lives in West Vancouver, and she is now compiling a collection of her poems.

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At the August 28 gathering of Surrey Muse, Martha will begin the Open Mic session. More on the event is here: august-28-2020.

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Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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