Saturday, October 24, 2015

Chapbook-making workshop: October 30th

Join us for a DIY Chapbook-making and Author Promotion Workshop with SR Duncan

What: DIY chapbook-making and author promotion
When: Friday October 30th, 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.
Where: Cedar 120

SR Duncan is a producer, publicist, freelance writer, and poet. He was the long-time owner of Pink Flamingo Works, a graphic design and small press publishing house in operation for 12 years and specializing in literary chapbooks and promotional material for limited budgets. Duncan’s broadcast credits include CKNW, CITR, Rogers Cable 4, CJSF and CO-OP radio, where, for twelve years, he produced a weekly half hour radio show called “WAX POETIC.”
            SR Duncan has performed live on stages across the Pacific Northwest. He has sat on the boards of Vancouver Poetry House, and East Vancouver’s Notorious Theatre in the Raw.  He was the president of the Edgewise Electrolit Centre – a non-profit society with a mandate was to exploit communications technology in order to widen the audience of Canadian poetry. His executive production credentials include the Downtown Eastside Fearless Festival, The Poets Corner at Word on the Street and Spoken Word Coordinator for CelticFest Vancouver.
            A graduate of the Arts and Entertainment Management program at Capilano University, Duncan has blazed a unique trail for himself as a Vancouver Arts community builder and a mentor to dozens of artists and small non-profits, specializing in literary-based entertainers, theatre companies and festivals.

Other Upcoming Events:
Literary reading by poet, editor, and spoken word performer Leanne Simpson
What: Literary reading
When: Thursday November 12th, 11:30 a.m.  to 1 p.m.
Where: Kexwusm ayakn First Nation Student Center (Library 196)
Launch of the latest issue of THE LIAR!
What: The Launch of the latest issue of Capilano’s student-run literary magazine
When: Sun., December 13, 8 p.m.
Where: Café Deux Soleil, 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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