Poetry Gabriola invites you to an evening of Words and music with Hilary Peach and Friends

Hilary Peach invites you to join her in celebrating the launch of her new book, BOLT, by Anvil Press, with performances by P.C. Vandall, Rebecca Holroyd and and Gary Nelson, Cassandra Burt, Kathleen Miniely, Ian Ferrier, Christine Duncan and DB Boyko.

July 28th, 7:30 pm
at the Centre, 1475 Petersen Road.
this is a FREE Event

Jaap Blonk comes to HIVE on April 21st

In collaboration with HIVE, Poetry Gabriola is pleased to bring one of the most unique vocal performers in the world this Saturday!



Poetry Gabriola to host internationally renowned sound artist Salomé Voegelin, and the new Big Little Poetry Festival!

Poetry Gabriola to host internationally renowned sound artist Salomé Voegelin, and the new Big Little Poetry Festival!


Sounds And Possibilities

Poetry Gabriola is striding boldly into 2018 with two great new February events.

ENISLING III: Poetry Gabriola presents Erin Moure Lee Hutzulak

Sunday, Sept. 3rd, 5 pm, The Roxy, Twin Beaches Mall. Part of the Gabriola Island Music Festival.

Taking Outside Art Outside... Poetry Summer Camp Is Here!

Opening Night Welcome Performance and Kick Off
7pm at the HIVE
Welcoming performance with Montreal poet Ian Ferrier and local performers: Andreas Kahre, Alex Varty, Jill Talbot, P.C. Vandall, and Hilary Peach, and special guests.

Ensiling: Ben Bown and Amber Dawn, May 13th at the Roxy, 7:30pm, Tickets $15 ($10 for members) at HIVE. Bring writing implements!

In 2016, Poetry Gabriola commissioned three pais of exceptional text- and sound-based artists to create a collaborative work. Vancouver-based writer Amber Dawn and musician Ben Brown will be presenting their collaborative work commissioned by Poetry Gabrila for the ENISLING project on Saturday, May 13th at the Roxy.


QR codes are now on locations across Gabriola!

The first batch of QR codes has been installed at seven locations across Gabriola as part of the ongoing QR Anthology project. Find the map, or participate on the website at http://info63236.wixsite.com/qranthology

Poetry Gabriola announces its 2017 AGM

Spring is in the Air! Little QR codes are appearing all over the island! That must mean that Poetry Gabriola will be holding its Annual General Meeting. Join us on Saturday, February 4th, 2017, at HIVE Emporium, starting at 5pm. We are eager to share what we have been doing this fall and what we are planning for 2017.

Foun10 of Uth Showtime: August 28th!

We are happy to announce the presentation of the Foun10 of Uth poems created by the youth and mentors involved in the process. Six participants spent August creating mentored poems about Gabriola, please join us for the debut on these new works. Poems by: K. Louise Vincent, Sasha Stajic, P.C.Vandall, Corey Kuefler - ter Weeme, Jill Talbot, Eric Miranda and some other surprises...

Meagan O'Shea performs at the Poetry Yurt

Meagan O'Shea is dancing at the Poetry Yurt Tonight at The Commons! This is the second in our CONNECT summer series and we would love to see you there. Please join us. 7pm. Tickets are $10 PGS members and $15 non-members, at the door or in advance at the HIVE. FUN!