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Hootstock Poets for 2018

Erin J. Bauman

Erin J. Bauman, the Panoptical Poet

Erin J. Bauman is a freelance writer who focuses on writing poetry that mainly highlights various social/environmental justice issues. She is currently researching in preparation for her upcoming novel: a post-modern re-telling of the lives of biblical characters. She has also facilitated writing workshops and spoken word events at a variety of venues including Robson Valley Music Festival and Two Rivers Art Gallery.

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Andrew Burton

Andrew Burton

Andrew Burton is an award winning writer, poet and theatre artist. Andrew has been writing poetry articles and short stories for many years. His written work has appeared in Ellery Queen, Minstrel, Dreamland, CaNon, Dateline Arts, Parent Connection and Biker magazines. He is also the founder and director of the Street Spirits Theatre Company, promoting performance as a means of promoting positive change.

Bruce Fader

Bruce Fader

Bruce Fader started writing poetry in 1977, at the age of 10, and even had one published in the school newsletter that same year, albeit by the girl who claimed it as her own. He was next published in Vancouver Voices 2 in 1984. Bruce had an e-book published in the U.K. in 2001 called Footprints in the Dark (no longer available), and then, from January of 2003 until it closed in 2012, Bruce was the co-owner of Cosmic Poetry Organisation, an international poetry website. Bruce has participated in several spoken word events, at the Black Donkey, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Books and Company, and twice at the Robson Valley Music Festival in 2016 and 2017. He was born in Columneetza, and currently resides in Prince George, B.C.

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