Wax Poetic

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Welcome to the official blog for Vancouver, British Columbia's longest-running poetry radio show

Wednesdays @ 2pm (PST) NOW AT 100.5 FM CFRO Co-op Radio

or online at http://www.coopradio.org/ There you can download archives or listen to old shows.

You can also download most shows as a podcast on ITunes for free. Just search for WaxPoetic

Like what we do? Wanna be on our show?

Email us at rcarcee@yahoo.ca

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Call For Spoken Word Poetry Submissions


The Word On the Street Festival invites poets to read their work at
Poet's Corner,
Library Square, on Sunday, September 28, 2008.
Poets will be given a 7minute spot to perform in, between the hours of 12:00pm and

Please send submissions to:
Poet's Corner c/o
442 Cardiff Way
Port Moody V3H 3T1
Include a SASE if you wish your material to be returned. Artists are also strongly encouraged to send a CD of their performance.
Or… via email at

rcarcee@yahoo.ca with a link to online recordings and/or videos of your work.

Deadline for entry is August 29, 2008*

* See us at the Wax Poetic/Coop Radio table at Summer Dreams (We’ll take submissions there too!)

Help us promote literacy and celebrate Canadian literary arts at
, downtown Vancouver

The Word On The Street is an annual one-day festival celebrating literacy
and the written arts. Held in four cities across
simultaneously -
Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa
and Halifax - The Word On The Street
celebrates reading and writing with free exhibits, performances, readings
and hands-on activities every September.

Vancouver's The Word On The Street attracts tens of thousands of

visitors, and hundreds of participating exhibitors, authors, and performers
to Library Square for literary readings, cookbook demonstrations, music,
contests, panel discussions and much more.

We invite you to join us and become part of
's favorite annual
celebration of words and reading.
For more information, or to volunteer with organizing the Poet’s Corner, please call us at (604) 788-8340 or email


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