Posted by Daniela Elza on Mar 17 2018

Below are two upcoming events which will highlight readings from the anthology SUSTENANCE: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food (Edited by Rachel Rose, published by Anvil Press, 2017). I am organizing one of them, and I will read at both.

Next week, March 22nd, Twisted Poets is dedicated to readers from the Sustenance Anthology.

The featured readers will be: Rachel Rose, Merna Hecht, Murray Reiss, Danny Peart, Adrienne Drobnies, Sylvia Symons, Henry Rappaport, Judith Penner, Elen Ghulam, Monica Meneghetti, Terrie Hamazaki, Kathryn Alexander, mia amir, Adrienne Gruber, Leef Evans, Katarina Balazsova, Jan Tse, Lydia Kwa, Beverley O’Neil, Elena Johnson, daniela elza
There will be no Open Mic at this event.
Location: The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver
Hosts: Daniela Elza & Bonnie Nish
​Suggested donation at the door: $5

On Saturday March 24th from 11:30am-1pm there will be another reading at the Farmers’ Market at Nat Bailey Stadium.
The readers at this event are: Rachel Rose, Kevin Spenst, Adrienne Drobnies, Daniela Elza, mia amir, Murray Reiss, Elaine Woo, Diane Tucker, Lynn Easton, and Merna Hecht.

I hope you can come and share in an evening or morning on the subject of food and support this Sustenance project. Help us spread the word.

About the Anthology:
Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food brings to the table some of Canada’s best contemporary writers, celebrating all that is unique about Vancouver’s literary and culinary scene. Punctuated by beautiful local food photographs, interviews with and recipes from some of our top local chefs, each of these short pieces will shock, comfort, praise, entice, or invite reconciliation, all while illuminating our living history through the lens of food. Sustenance is also a community response to the needs of new arrivals or low-income families in our city. The contributors have donated their honoraria to the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program. A portion of sales from every book will go towards providing a refugee or low-income family with fresh, locally grown produce, and at the same time will support B.C. farmers, fishers, and gardeners.

For more information or to purchase copies you can go to Anvil Press here.

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