Spoken work poetry event at Creekside Tonight

Learn more, try your luck and hear from one of the best in the spoken word poetry realm

  • May. 30, 2013 8:00 a.m.

The Creekside Theatre in Winfield is holding an open mic event this week featuring a reknown spoken word poet.

The Open Mic Coffee Hose is featuring a writer’s slam with spoken word poet Chris Gilpin on Thursday May 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Gilpin is well-known in spoken word poetry circles, having won the nerd slam and erotica slam at the 2012 Vancouver International Poetry Festival. He is also a two-time member of the Vancouver Poetry Slam Team and the champion of Vancouver’s 2008 Haiku Death Match.

Among Gilpin’s other accomplishments are a finalist in the 2010 Write Bloody Press manuscript competition, the winner of the Vancouver’s 2009 CBC Poetry Face-off and the 2011 Vancouver Individual Poetry Slam Champion.

There is no admission for the event although offerings of generosity will go towards enhancing literacy in Lake Country.

For additional information contact chad.wardman@sd23.bc.ca.