Do you want to support the creation and production of spoken word in Victoria? Victoria Poetry Project is hiring two roles: an Artistic Director and an Events and Outreach Coordinator. Wage and application instructions are in the descriptions

You can sign up to be a member with Victoria Poetry Project here: https://forms.gle/6ZYoG3F1xMiZwhub7

We are happy to announce that we are planning a partial return to in-person shows for the 2021/2022 season of Tongues of Fire.

Online shows will feature international and poets from across the country (free) 7pm

*In person shows will feature locals and off island features – 7pm (sliding scale $5-15- no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Both shows feature an open mic portion. Sign up starts w doors at 6:30pm

Performers have 5 minutes max.

All oral and literary traditions are welcome.

*In person events are at Caffe Fantastico in Quadra village.

We encourage mask wearing

2021/22 EVENTS

  • December 22 – Ft Johnny MacRae -event moved online- 7pm
  • January 12 online featuring Titilope Sonuga – 7pm
  • January 26th online7pm – Featuring Sheri D Wilson
  • February 9thonline7pm – ALL OPEN MIC
  • February 16th – online – Extraordinary General Meeting ft an EXTRAORDINARY poet
  • February 23rdonline 7pm Ft Angelic Goldsky
  • March 9thonline 7pm – Featuring Vironika Wilde
  • *THURSDAY* March 24rd – In person, Caffe Fantastico (Quadra) 7pm Ft Tharani Balachandran
  • April 11-14th Victorious Voices Festival – events & features TBA
  • April 27th – In person, Caffe Fantastico (Quadra) 7pm – Ft. Britta B.
  • May 11thonline7pm – Ft Erin Dingle
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  • THURSDAY May 26th – In person, Caffe Fantastico (Quadra) – doors at 6:30 show at 7pm – Ft Brandon Wint
  • June 8thonline7pm – Ft. Cassandra Myers
  • THURSDAY June 23rd – In person at Caffe Fantastico (Quadra) – 7doors at 6:30 show at 7pm ft Catherine Garrett

Please check our Facebook and Instagram pages for the link to reach our Zoom meetings/shows and for other community connectivity and deeply poetic times.

To see our last season’s schedule please click here