bill bissett at the Vancouver Island Regional Library: Parksville

Legendary Canadian sound, visual, and performance poet, Bill Bissett, will perform from his latest collection, ‘breth on September 24 at 2:00 at the Parksville Branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Bill will be joined at the podium by local poets, Nicole Potvin, Pat Smekal & Ian Cognitō.

breth, the largest volume in bissett’s publication history, presents both new and selected works and includes more than a hundred illustrations and visual poems, many of them appearing in print for the first time. bill’s innovations have shaped poetry, music, painting, and publishing and have stimulated, provoked, influenced, shocked, and delighted audiences for half a century. This new collection, as bissett writes,

For further information Contact:

Ian Cognitō

Assistant Director

WordStorm Society of the Arts

250-734-1066

cyberian@telus.net