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You are invited to our 9th Anniversary Gala World Poetry Celebration at the Vancouver Public Library, April 26th!

By worldpoetry on April 19, 2010 - 9:18pm

World Poetry
Reading Series, World Poetry Café Radio Show,
Electronic Newsletter, Publishing Company
Special Events.
Contact person: Ariadne Sawyer, MA
702-31 Elliot St, New Westminster,
BC, V3L 5C9, Canada
Phone-fax: 604-526-4729

April 13, 2010.

Dear Honoured Guests,

We would like to invite you to our 9th anniversary Gala World Poetry Celebration with our partners at the Vancouver Public Library, Alice MacKaye Room, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver, BC, April 26th, 6:30 pm with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea. If you can’t come, please send greetings and good thoughts.

World Poetry International Dinner Fundraiser, April 17th, 5:30 pm at the Alliance, $12.00 each!

By worldpoetry on April 3, 2010 - 12:05am

You Are Invited!

World Poetry International Dinner Fundraiser, April 17th, 5:30 pm at the Alliance for Arts and Culture, 938 Howe St. Vancouver, BC
Sample food from Costa Rica, Korea, Germany, Transylvania, France, Philippines, Chile and Croatia!
Gift baskets from Yvonne Chen for the silent auction, door prizes, music by the well known Rene Kwan and open poetry reading.
Have fun with our World Poetry Family!
All proceeds go for the 9th World Poetry Gala, April 26th, 6:30 PM at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Alice MacKaye Room.
To reserve your $12.00 ticket, contact Ariadne sawyer, or 604-526-4729

World Poetry Fall News!

By worldpoetry on September 7, 2008 - 11:17pm

World Poetry Fall News!

Lots of events happening…
1. Breaking News! World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winners for 2009! We proudly present An Bong Ja and Diego Bastianutti. They received the most nominations. We want to congratulate them on being WP winners for 2009.
2. September 25th at 7:30 pm World Poetry New Westminster joins the Backroom Theatre Club and the Arts Council of New Westminster for a celebration of the UN Peace Day with a Performing Arts and Peace Project with poetry, readings, documentaries and one act plays at the Heritage Grill, 477 Columbia Street in New Westminster. A call for peace poems has been sent out and selected poems will be on display at the Backroom Theatre Club September 25-28 and then at the Arts Council Gallery September 29-October 28. Also selected poems may be read on the World Poetry Café Radio Show and possibly sent to the peace tower in Iceland.
Please send your peace poems to or
3. Back to work! The World Poetry Committee will be having their first meeting after a long summer, September 27 at 1:15 pm at the Alliance for the Arts. And Culture, Suite 100, 938 Howe Street. We are honoured to have Brain Campbell from the Seriously Free Speech Committee talking about his group. He is a friend of Janice Douglas and is also a former VPL Program director.

World Poet Diego Bastianutti to recive International Award!

By worldpoetry on April 7, 2008 - 11:03pm

Da: Ariadne Sawyer []
Inviato: lunedì 7 aprile 2008 6.01
Oggetto: World Poet Diego Bastianutti to receive prestigious 2008 International Literary Prize May 25th in Trieste, Italy!
Priorità: Alta

World Poetry guest co-host and radio co-host Diego Bastianutti will receive the prestigious 2008 International Literary Prize May 25th in Trieste, Italy!

World Poet Diego Bastianutti just received a telegram from Italy, informing him that his book For a Fistful of Soil/ Per un pugno di terra (submitted without his immediate knowledge), has been selected by an international jury of writers as the winner of the 2008 International Literary Prize Umberto Saba, Trieste. There were other prizes awarded in separate sections for published "Novels" and for "Short Stories", and other sections for unpublished works of the same category.

Quite apart from the prize money itself, the Committee has offered to pay for his round-trip flight to Trieste, Italy, plus accommodations. The ceremony will take place on May 25.

He is clearly honoured by this prestigious international recognition, and wishes to share to share his joy with you all.

Diego will also be receiving the World Poetry Ambassador’s medallion for Italy.

World Poetry Founders and Hosts Recieve Special Awards.

By worldpoetry on June 7, 2007 - 9:16am

SERIES" co-founders and co-hosts Ariadne Sawyer, MA
and Alejandro Mujica-Olea.
With deepest gratitude and tremendous respect, Poetry
Around the World will honour two exceptional poets,
artists and humanitarians:

Our distinguished and talented guests are:

Featured Poets: Aly Sunderji
Judith Marchesi
Patricia Hossie
Jacqueline Maire
Roger Blenman

Featured Poet Artist: Montana King

Refreshments will be served.

* Invite your family and friends.
* Admission is free.
* Everyone is welcome.

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