Candice James

Biography

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

Where to find Candice James online


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Books

Ekphrasticism - Painted Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Ekphrastic poems written to artwork by Don Portelance....poem by Candice James
Colours of India
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Colours of India, is a collection of poems on the extraordinary diversity of India in matters of land & language, culture & courtesy, songs & sages, myths & myriad fables. Candice James has 13 books of poetry published and Colours of India is a milestone poetry book exalting the mysteries and glory of India.
Ticonderoga Sunspill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Full Colour Poetographs: Poems superimposed on Coloured background images. In this book Haiku, Quotes, and Shorts by Candice James, Poet Laureate Emerita, New Westminster, BC CANADA
A Split In The Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
116 poems by Candice James originally released in print by Fiddlehead Poetry Books1979 . Now released in e-book format by Silver Bow Publishing. Candice James became Poet Laureate of New Westminster BC and serve 2 three year terms 2010-2016 and was awarded the title Poet Laureate Emerita in Nov 2016 by the City..
City of Dreams -the New Westminster Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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.
A Silence of Echoes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A collection of the author's favourite poems over the years. Most of the poems are previously unplublished,
Short Shots - A Coffee Table Book of Poetry
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
This is a collection of very short poems that will appeal to both poetry lovers and non poetry lovers. It is a perfect book for the coffee table; the doctor's office, or the bathroom,,,,,although it definitely does NOT belong in the toilet (lol)
Shorelines - a book of Villanelles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A book of Villanelles by Candice James, Poet Laureate, New Westminster BC CANADA. The original print version has 98 pages with a full colour painting for each poem. The ebook has only 3 paintings in it due to size constraints on smashwords.
Inner Heart - A Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
2nd book of poetry by Poet Laureate Candice James centred on the theme of love's agony and ecstasy.
Bridges And Clouds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A third book from Poet Laureate Candice James including "The India Poems"

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