Poet Franci Louann

Franci Louann
New Westminster (Metro Vancouver)
Writing Categories
Poetry, proofreading
Available for
Readings, mentorships, workshops, consultations, contract work; likes to help with naming and renaming. (A name is a short poem.)

Bio
Franci Louann is a West Coast woman born in Stratford, Ontario—as ‘Frances Louann Workman’. She has a strong work ethic and has won prizes for her poetry. Ever the student, she would ‘workshop forever’. Franci continues to play an important role in developing literary communities in Metro Vancouver.

Publications
‘The Wild Weathers: a gathering of love poems’ (51 poets, edited by Ursula Vaira, Leaf Press, 2012)
‘Beach Cardiology’ (poetry chapbook, Lipstick Press, 2010)
Inclusion in many poetry anthologies
‘Woman’s Eye, 12 B.C. poets’ (edited by Dorothy Livesay, AIR, 1974 & 1975)

More information
http://lipstickpoetry.blogspot.com/2010/12/beach-cardiology-by-franci-louann.html
http://leafpress.ca/The%20Wild%20Weathers/The-Wild-Weathers.htm
http://www.coopradio.org/content/wax-poetic-36 (starts 2 minutes in)

Contact
Email: flouann@telus.net
Telephone: 604-522-7613
Cell: 604-837-7613
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World Poetry New Westminster Night Out is back! Oct. 28th!‏

October 28
6:30 PM
With our Partners
The New Westminster Public Library
716-6th Avenue, Auditorium Room
New Westminster, BC

Hosts
Ariadne Sawyer, MA and Anita Aguirre Nieveras
Features
New World Poetry Ambassadors:
Jemma Downes & Selene Bertelsen
England & the Orkney Isles.
Tony Antonias
Jacqueline Maire
Alan Hill
Joe Ruggier

Open mike
1 page poem each.
Sign up at 6:20 pm.

Free raffle
Refreshments
Multicultural, multilingual readings

More information
604-526-4729
Ariadne Sawyer, MA
Peak Performance Plus
Check out our new AS program!
www.ariadnescoaching.com
www.worldpoetry.ca

From Franci’s Poetry Email List.
flouann@telus.net
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Poetic Justice 2011 Schedule

There is a good fall line-up of some ‘old favourite PJ poets’ & some new faces! Hope to see you there.

2011.09.18 CANDICE JAMES/DIANE LALOGE/STEVE DUNCAN Reese & Candice

2011.09.25 LORRE GIBSON/ANDREA NIKKI/JILLIAN CHRISTMAS Reese & Candice

2011.10.02 BONNIE NISH/RAOUL FERNANDES/FAUZIA RAFIQUE Reese & Candice

2011.10.09 REESE MCBETH/ALBERTO/CHELSEA ANGELES Reese & Candice

2011.10.16 SUSAN McCASLIN/DEBORAH KELLY/VALERIE PARKS Franci Louann

2011.10.23 ROBERT MARTENS/BEN NUTTAL-SMITH/JANE MUNRO Reese & Candice

2011.10.30 SANDY SHREVE/KATE BRAID/MICKEY BICKERSTAFF Franci Louann

2011.11.06 CHRISTOPHER LEVENSON/JEN CURRIN Reese & Candice

2011.11.13 REESE MCBETH/HELENE LEVASSEUR/CARSON TIPPER Reese & Candice

2011.11.20 ALEXANDRA ZLOTNIK/WARREN DEAN FULTON/MANOLIS Reese & Candice

2011.11.27 MARY DUFFY/LUCIA GOREA/JONINA LYNN KIRTON Franci Louann

2011.12.04 CANDICE JAMES/JUDE NEALE/ASHOK BARGHAVA Reese & Candice

2011.12.11 REESE MCBETH/TIMOTHY SHEA/EILEEN KERNAGHAN Reese & Candice

2011.12.18 DANIEL MARK PATTERSON/EVA WALDAUF/DS HENDERSON Reese & Candice

2011.12.25 XMAS CLOSED

2012.01.01 NEW YEAR DAY CLOSED

Licensed premises so you can have coffee or spirits.
Rules are much more relaxed.

Candice James
POET LAUREATE
New Westminster, BC
Email Candice for more information on Poetic Justice at saddlestone@shaw.ca

From Franci’s Poetry Email List.
flouann@telus.net
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Poetry in the Park August 10: Fauzia Rafique and Ben Nuttal-Smith

Poetry in the Park
Wednesday August 10
7-9 PM
Queens Park Bandshell
Featured Poets
Fauzia Rafique
Ben Nuttal-Smith
Open Mic
Hosted by Reese McBeth

Fauzia has launched her first novel ‘Skeena’, and her first poetry chapbook ‘Passion Fruit/tahnget Phal’ earlier this year. Chapbook contains poems in English and Punjabi (Gurumukhi and Shahmukhi). Fauzia will present a selection from her upcoming novel ‘Triple’.

Ben Nuttal-Smith is an accomplished writer of prose and poetry. This year, he launched his novel ‘Blood, Feathers and Holy Men’. Ben also offers speech and presentation workshops for writers.

Poetry in the Park is initiated by Candice James, the Poet Laureate of New Westminster, with the support of New Westminster Arts Council. The program will continue during summer.

Contact Candice at saddlestone@shaw.ca
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E. Pauline Johnson Celebrations July 27 and 29

World Poetry New Westminster Night Out proudly presents
A Tribute to the Famous First Nations Poet E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)
July 27
6:30 pm
New Westminster Public Library (our honoured partner)
716-6th Avenue, Auditorium Room
New Westminster, BC

Hosted by:
Ariadne Sawyer and Selene Bertelsen
Welcome and biography by:
New Westminster Chief Rhonda Larrabee(Combined World Poetry, Backroom Theatre Club and Poetic Justice)
Group reading of The Ballad of Yaada (last poem by E. Pauline Johnson)
Open mike for poems for or about E. Pauline Johnson.

Book raffle, refreshments, all free!
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AND
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World Poetry Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast & the City of Richmond Proudly Present:
The Life Celebration of E. Pauline Johnson!July 29
6:30 pm
Richmond Cultural Centre
100, 7000 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC.

Welcome by:
First Nations Ambassador Roberta Price
Biography by:
Loretta Todd
Featured poet from Victoria, BC:
Janet Rogers
Aboriginal Writers Collective presents poems by E. Pauline Johnson.
World Poetry presents multilingual poems of E. Pauline Johnson

Free, all welcome.

604-526-4729

Hope you can attend both!
Ariadne Sawyer, MAPeak Performance Plus
Check out our new AS program!
www.ariadnescoaching.com
www.worldpoetry.ca
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