Booklaunch: ‘Matriarchy’ and ‘The Second Advent of Zeus’


Launching two books of poetry
‘The Second Advent of Zeus’ poetry collection by Manolis
‘Matriarchy’ chapbook by Tiesa Leudy, Ayesha Durrani, Mariam Zohra, Fauzia Rafique, Zohra Begum

Sunday, January 15th, 4-6pm
Media Room, Upstairs, The Lodge Building.
Alexandra Neighborhood House
2916 McBride Ave, Surrey

Hosted by
Virginia Gillespie
Poetry Readings
Tiesa Leudy
Mariam Zohra
Fauzia Rafique

We will also take this opportunity to introduce the new Word Arts LIVE Series being launched February 26 at this venue by Host Virginia Gillespie in collaboration with Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL).


New Reading Group in Surrey – meeting Fri Nov 25

Surrey Muse, a new reading and presentation group, begins with its first meeting this Friday Nov 25 featuring a guest author, a featured poet, and a featured playwtight. Each 15-20 minute presentation will have ten minutes of discussion. Refreshments will be followed by an Open Mic.

The group meets every Fourth Friday of each month except December.

Surrey Muse – First Meeting
Friday November 25, 2011
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Room 418
City Centre branch
Surrey Public Library
Phone: (604) 598-7420
(Surrey Central skytrain)

Guest Author: Susan Crean
Featured Poet: Manolis
Featured Playwright: Sana Janjua
Host: Valerie B.-Taylor

Open Mic

Free event
Donations welcome

Web Page:

Next meeting: Friday, January 27, 2012

POETRY IN THE PARK – July 6th 7 PM with Candice James

Featured poet: Candice James, Poet Laureate of New Westminster
In the band shell at Queen’s Park
1st St & 4th Ave
New Westminster, BC V3L OPEN MIC follows the feature, so bring your poems, bring your friends and come on out to read and listen at one of the most beautiful parks in Canada! July 13th MANOLIS is the featured poet! ..

Poetry Reading by Manolis, Surrey, Dec 11/2010

Manolis, a Greek Canadian poet, will be reading a selection from his latest collections of poetry.

Organized by Libros Libertad, the event will be held at Surrey Public Library, Newton Branch, from 2pm to 3pm on Saturday December 11.