Poetry reading and visual show at library

Island poet will bring her old memories of India to life through readings and photos

Share in a process of self-discovery with Nanaimo poet Kamal Parmar, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Campbell River library on Sat. Nov. 5.

Parmar will read from her recently published book, Fleeting Shadows, as well as from a current manuscript of personal essays bringing memories of India to life with lingering nostalgia.

Parmar was born in India, and has been passionately writing for the past 16 years. Many of her poems have been published in Canadian literary magazines, and she has written several books.

She writes evocatively about her childhood memories of India, as well as her very different life on the Prairies, where she lived for many years trying to come to terms with the vast and sometimes bleak landscape.

Parmar’s poems seem simple to read, yet are rich with images that quickly form pictures in the reader’s mind, many like extended haiku.

She will also present slides from India to help convey the atmosphere of her youth.

Join Pramar as she shares her sensitive observations on the natural and personal world.

This is a free event, and everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Elizabeth Johnson at 250-287-3655.


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