October 24: Reading with Yvonne Blomer & Natalie Appleton

Join Kalamalka Press Writer-in-Residence Yvonne Blomer
and local author Natalie Appleton
for an evening of readings

Thursday, October 24th
6:30 – 8:30pm
Caetani Studio Gallery

Refreshments will be served.


Yvonne Blomer is a writer, mentor and teacher of poetry and memoir who served as Victoria, BC’s poet laureate from 2015-2018.

In 2018 she also served as Writer in Residence at the Robert Bateman Centre creating an ekphrastic poetry chapbook in response to Bateman’s paintings titled Ravine, Mouse, a Bird’s Beak(Nose in Book Publishing, 2018).

In 2017 Yvonne edited the anthology Refugium: Poems for the Pacific(Caitlin Press) with poets responding to their connection to the Pacific from the west coast of North America, and as far away as Japan and New Zealand.

She is currently editing a second in a three-book series on water, titled Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds, due with Caitlin Press in 2020.

Recent publications also include Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpurand As if a Raven (both with Palimpsest Press). www.yvonneblomer.com.


Where: The Caetani Studio Gallery

Located at the end of the driveway to the right of the Caetani House.