City of Victoria, the Victoria Arts Foundation, & Plenitude Magazine Presents:
Wednesday, July 3 2019
Event: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate Pride Week by joining City of Victoria Poet Laureate John Barton for Wilde About Sappho, A Pride Reading by Local Queer Writers.
Wilde About Sappho is a celebration of poetry, fiction and spoken word by LGBTQI2S writers from Greater Victoria. John Barton will be joined by Mayor Lisa Helps and guest poets Brian Day, Anne Fleming, Darrel J. McLeod, Arleen Paré, Byron Sollazzo, and Victoria’s Youth Poet Laureate Aziza Moqia Sealey-Qaylow.
Each will perform a reading of poetry to mark the 50th anniversary of Canada’s decriminalization of same-sex relationships.
Take the opportunity to revel in readings, rainbow flags, refreshments and glitter.