Writer, critic, teacher and poet, Yvonne Blomer was born in Zimbabwe, and came to Canada when she was two years old. With her husband she has taught in Japan, cycled through Southeast Asia, and lived in the UK, where she completed a Masters in Creative Writing with Distinction at The University of East Anglia. Yvonne is proud to be serving as the Poet Laureate for the City of Victoria, BC, and is the Artistic Director emeritus of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series.

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Next Event

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  • Reading: Sugar Ride

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Oct 28th, 2017

    Victoria Central Library
    735 Broughton Street

    Join Yvonne as she reads from her recently-release book, Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur.

    Reserve your seat for the reading here.

Recent Book

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Refugium: Poems for the Pacific

2017, Caitlin Press

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