Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Place: The Almanac Gastropub & Cocktails
Address: 10351 82 Ave (Whyte Ave) Edmonton
Join us as we welcome Jumoke Verissimo to the Olive Crew! Other Olive organizers will be reading their poetry. It’s an Olive Extravaganza! And as always, we will have an open mic!
Jumoke Verissimo is the author of two books of poetry, I am memory (Dada Books, 2008) and The Birth of Illusion (Fullpoint 2015). Her imaginative work explores the human condition, traumatic re/constructions and the intersection of gender relations as it relates to love, loss and hope. Some of her poems are in translation and she has read her poetry at numerous poetry festivals and events. She is also a PhD Student at the University of Alberta.