Poetry Moves; A Celebration Of Poetry

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado Enjoying its fourth year, Poetry Moves celebrated with music, dance and much poetry at the Vancouver Community Library on April 28, 2019. A collaboration between Artstra (formerly Arts of Clark County) and C-Tran, the program is designed to promote art and artists throughout Clark County by displaying poetry on C-Tran buses. Dividing […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; March 26, 2019

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado We were doubly blessed this month to have been treated to two great poets in one evening. Drawing one of our largest crowds, Emily Van Kley and Jon Lupin braved the elements and bad traffic to deliver vivacious and uproarious readings. It was an unforgettable evening. Emily Van Kley won the imaginary […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; February 26, 2019

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Spring has finally come to Vancouver. Sorry Punxsutawney Phil but YOUR. TIME. HAS. PASSED! The spring fae have been busy at Barnes and Noble with flowers and critters warmly greeting those headed to the Starbucks Café. Buddha figurines and yoga mats adding a touch of Zen to the atmosphere. It’s always a […]

Writing Retreat With Oregon Poet Laureate, Kim Stafford

Fellow Writers, I still have a few spaces left in our weekend writing retreat exploring “The Practice of Writing” on Saturday-Sunday, April 6-7. We’ll share our ways into the practice of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction–as well as writing testimony, blessings, rants, and other forms of voting for the human project on Earth. We’re calling our […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; January 29, 2019

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Tonight we paid tribute to two of the finest poets to have graced us in this lifetime; William Stafford and Mary Oliver. January 17th was William Stafford’s birthday and sadly, we lost Mary Oliver on that same day this year. I’m always fascinated at the ways life can take two souls and […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; November 27, 2018

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado We closed out 2018 with a phenomenal reading by Sam Roxas-Chua. Nearly an all-star gathering, some of the top names in Pacific Northwest poetry came out to support his reading and to share some of their own art. On such a night one can feel the essence of great poets past drawing […]