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“The Women of My Motherland” by S. G. Moradi

  The Women of My Motherland In my motherland I am deemed criminal for being woman. My laughter is crime as is my voice in song. My touch forbidden in case it tear the frail guise of morality. My hair kept hidden away lest it become a noose for my own neck. The time has […] Read More

Announcing Arc’s 2022/2023 Poet-in-Residence: Yvonne Blomer!

Yvonne Blomer’s The Last Show on Earth, her fourth book of poems, came out with Caitlin Press in 2022 and Palimpsest Press released Book of Places: 10th Anniversary Edition this fall. Yvonne’s poetry books also include As if a Raven (Palimpsest Press, 2015), and the anthologies Refugium: Poems for the Pacific and Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds (Caitlin Press, 2017 and 2021). Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur (Palimpsest Press, 2017) is her travel memoir exploring body, time, and travel. Yvonne is the past Poet Laureate of Victoria, BC, and the past Artistic Director of the weekly reading series Planet Earth Poetry. She lives on the traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen) people in Victoria, BC, specifically on the lands of the W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples. Yvonne mentors and teaches in poetry and prose and has students zooming in from across North America. www.yvonneblomer.com   Read More

Voices Podcast finishes its first season with one more English episode!

Episode 7: Sonnet L'Abbé (English)

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