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 the Artistic Director and Host of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series in Victoria BC.

Yvonne is proud to be serving as the Poet Laureate for the City of Victoria, BC.

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  • Reading for City Council

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Feb 12th, 2015

    Victoria City Hall
    1 Centennial Square

    Yvonne will be giving her first official reading as the new Poet Laureate of the City of Victoria, at the City Council meeting. She will be reading along with Zoé Duhaime, the newly-named Youth Poet Laureate.

Recent Book

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As if a Raven

2014, Palimpsest Press

As if a raven- PROMO