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Brown Bag Reading- Virginia Dansereau and Lesley-Anne Evans

Saturday November 18, 11:45 AM,

Downtown Kelowna Branch, Okanagan Regional Library

1380 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC

All Welcome, Free Admission

Join a noon hour reading with Okanagan writers Virginia Dansereau

and Lesley-Anne Evans.


Virginia Dansereau of Vernon BC has published poems in several literary magazines, won short story contests, published a book of short stories, titled Undertow, and compiled a book of photos, quotes and poems with Sue Urquhart and Heather Clay about the 2021 Vernon fires, titled Smoke and Ash. She is currently marketing her 2023 poetry book titled, I Know That Woman (poems about women from 3 to 93) and The Caetani Cosmos (2023) inspired by the famous Italian family who immigrated to Vernon in 1920 and left their home to the city to use as an art centre.  


Irish-Canadian Lesley-Anne Evans is author of Mute Swan, a debut poetry collection from The St. Thomas Poetry Series (Toronto, 2021). Her work appears in The Antigonish Review, Barren, Cascadia Review, CV-2, Ekstasis, Lake Journal (UBCO), Letters (Yale), One Throne Magazine, and Quills, among other periodical publications. Lesley-Anne was recently selected to attend the Seamus Heaney Poetry Summer School at Queens University, Belfast. She currently lives in Kelowna where she hosts Feeny Wood, a retreat for creatives and spiritual seekers.

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