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TOP 9 POETRY BOOKS I READ IN THE SUMMER OF 2014

Top 9 Poetry Books I Read In The Summer Of 2014 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos   I read these books in Calgary, Regina, and Bayfield, Ontario. My eyes hit pages of poems while sipping coffee in the Higgins family kitchen, on … Continue reading

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STARTING MY FOURTH YEAR, A NEW JOURNEY

Friday September 13, 2013 Dear Readers, I’m at my local library now.  The same library I’ve been going to my whole life.  It’s where my reading and writing path started.  Ironically, I’m listening to Journey To The Line by Hans … Continue reading

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BCP READS @ POVERTY TO POWER 2013

Poverty to Power Reading By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Gerardo Correa This past Monday I presented 3 poems about racism in the workplace, violence against Aboriginal women, and the prison industrial complex at the Colour of Poverty 2013 conference: … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP WRITING

Never Give Up Writing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos It’s been a tough day!  I don’t even want to write this post.  It’s like I fear the page, the screen, the keyboard. I’m watching one of my videos, How To Write … Continue reading

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READING AT SPINLAW 2013: SPREADING THE ROOTS AND REACH OF THE LIVING TREE

Reading at SPINLAW 2013: Spreading the Roots and Reach of the Living Tree By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Early this year I was commissioned to write a poem for the SPINLAW conference, 30 Years Under the Living Tree: Reflections on the … Continue reading

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PRESENTING AT ACLA 2013: “ON READING CHRYSTOS: HER WORDS ARE NOT VANISHING”

Presenting at ACLA 2013: On Reading Chrystos: Her Words Are Not Vanishing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos This past Saturday, April 6 2013, I had the honour of presenting my memoir essay On Reading Chrystos: Her Words Are Not Vanishing at … Continue reading

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