Wilde About Sappho, A Pride Reading by Local Queer Writers

Celebrate Pride Week by joining City of Victoria Poet Laureate John Barton for Wilde About Sappho, A Pride Reading by Local Queer Writers on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Victoria City Hall.

Wilde About Sappho is a celebration of poetry, fiction and spoken word by LGBTQI2S writers from Greater Victoria. John Barton will be joined by Mayor Lisa Helps and guest poets Brian Day, Anne Fleming, Darrel J. McLeod, Arleen Paré, Byron Sollazzo, and Victoria’s Youth Poet Laureate Aziza Moqia Sealey-Qaylow.

Each will perform a reading of poetry to mark the 50th anniversary of Canada’s decriminalization of same-sex relationships.

Take the opportunity to revel in readings, rainbow flags, refreshments and glitter.

Learn more and register for this free event.

Wilde About Sappho is sponsored by the City of Victoria, the Victoria Arts Foundation and Plenitude Magazine.