The Cascadia Poetry Festival, the third in an annual festival series that originated in 2012 in Seattle will be held in the Vancouver Island city of Nanaimo, BC, April 30 – May 4.
Organizers have received a $5000 grant from the Tourism Development Fund of Nanaimo, and a $2500 grant from the Canada Council for the Arts for this festival. In addition to business, organization and individual sponsors, there will be a number of small presses purchasing tables at the festival, and tables are available for reservation.
Entrance is available via Gold Passes at $25.00 for a four-day all events pass (Workshops are separate.), $10.00 for students. There will be four workshops delivered by Canadian and International featured and headliner poets.
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