City of Dreams -the New Westminster Poems

City of Dreams is a collection of poems written during Candice James' 6 year tenure as Poet Laureate of the City of New Westminster, BC CANADA. These poems are about New Westminster and include the commissioned poem and historical poems reflecting past and present day life in New Westminster. The book also includes 5 full colour pictures of landmarks and landscapes.

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Published by Silver Bow Publishing
Words: 10,160
Language: English
ISBN: 9781927616468
About Candice James

Candice James is a poet, writer, visual artist, musician, singer/songwriter, reviewer, and workshop facilitator. She held 2 three year term as Poet Laureate of The City of New Westminster, BC CANADA 2010 - 2016. She is Founder and Past President of Royal City Literary Arts Society; Past President of the Federation of British Columbia Writers; and Past Director of SpoCan. She is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets and also founder of: “Poetry New West”; “Poetry In The Park”; “Poetic Justice” and “Slam Central”. She has been keynote speaker at “Word On The Street”, and “Black Dot Roots Cultural Collective” and has judged the “Pat Lowther Memorial Award; and the Jessamy Stursberg Youth Poet Award” for the League of Canadian Poets. She is the recipient of Pandora’s Collective Citizenship Award; and recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Platinum Awards prestigious Bernie Legge Cultural/Artist award.

She is Author of eleven poetry books:”A Split In The Water” (Fiddlehead 1979); “Inner Heart – A Journey” (Silver Bow 2010); “Bridges and Clouds”(Silver Bow 2011); “Midnight Embers – a Book of Sonnets” (Libros Libertad 2012); “Shorelines – a Book of Villanelles” (Silver Bow 2013); “Ekphrasticism – Painted Words” (Silver Bow 2013); “Purple Haze”(Libros Libertad 2014) “A Silence of Echoes”(Silver Bow 2014); “Merging Dimensions” (Ekstasis Editions 2015); :Short Shots (Silver Bow 2016); “Colours of India” (Xpress Publications 2016).

Candice has featured at many venues both civic and public and appeared on television and radio. She has presented workshops, mentored writers; written prefaces and reviews, published articles, and short stories. Her poetry has appeared in many international anthologies and her poems have been translated into Arabic, Farsi, and Italian.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candice_James

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