Alberni Valley Words on Fire is going international this week.
Herb Bryce and Andrea Monticue will be the feature readers at the spoken word event this Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. It will be the last Wednesday evening event, with the formation of a new monthly spoken word event that will move to the third Friday of the month at Char’s Landing.
H. W. (Herb) Bryce is a former journalist, editor, book editor, teacher, courier and robbery and kidnap victim while traveling the Middle East. His poetry appears in anthologies in Canada, the U.S., India, Spain and Bolivia. He is author of a short family book of poetry, Ann, A Tribute, and Chasing a Butterfly: A journey in poems of love and loss to acceptance, the poems of Alzheimer’s and poems for everybody. His upcoming book is entitled Blown Away: Owed to Woman.
Andrea Monticue, author of Memory and Metaphor (2018), Two Participants (2019) and innumerable unpublished stories lives in rural Oregon with her wife and their dog, Izzy. She spent many years working as an aviation technician, and thinks this qualifies her to write about space ships. She is currently a senior at Oregon State University majoring in German.
Starting Nov. 20, Albern Valley Words on Fire will take place on the third Friday of every month instead of Wednesdays.
Local readers are welcome at the mic this Wednesday. To reserve a five-minute spot, email email@example.com.
Virtual doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Follow the links at www.charslanding.com to join via Zoom.