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.

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  • Reading Hornby Island

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Sep 18th, 2014


    Yvonne Blomer’s most recent collection of poems, As if a Raven, explores creation, destruction and beauty through birds and biblical references. In her reading on Hornby Island she will read poems that are ekphrastic, that is respond to works of art, sculpture, paintings and religious architecture and symbols.

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As if a Raven

2014, Palimpsest Press