Fascinated by words and narratives ever since her first teenage poems were published, Bernice Lever keeps reading, writing and sharing words. Always curious about life in all its aspects, her poems range over many topics. She has also published a couple of non-fiction books e.g. The Waiting Room. Today she often focuses on peaceful themes with World Peace Poets.
March 2018 Readings: from my Black Moss book, “Small Acts”, fall 2016.
March 15, Thursday: 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Interview about my peace poems and sharing 2 poems with Ariadne Sawyer, in Vancouver, BC on Co-op Radio’s weekly hour: “Poetry Cafe”.
March 23, Friday: 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Poetry reading with Q&A at New Horizons Community Centre, Victoria. BC with emcee Sheila Martindale.
March 23, Friday: 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Poetry reading with Q&A at “Planet Earth Poetry” at Hillside Coffee and Tea, Victoria, BC , with emcee Daniel Scott.
March 24, Saturday: 6:30 – 8:30 pm. In a group reading, on World Poetry Day supported by UNESCO and led by Ashok Bhargava, president of Writers International Network, at Moberly Community Centre, 60th Avenue, S. Vancouver, BC.
Bernice Lever was one of the League of Canadian Poets who won a Poem in Your Pocket contest in 2017. Her poem, “Not Just My Bunions” was from her 1979 book, “Yet Woman I Am”. To find out more about Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 26, to read the full selection of poems, or to get more Poem in Your Pocket postcards, visit: poets.ca/pocketpoem.