2015 VIULogoSmall Press Fair info here.  Click here!The Small Press Fair will be held at VIU, Building 355, adjacent to the Gustafson  auditorium  where the panels and Main Stage readings will be held. See the sponsor page for participating organizations and links to their websites.

The Cascadia Poetry Festival is an international event which seeks to bioregionally animate & culturally construct Cascadia by gathering writers, artists, scientists and activists to collaborate, discover and foster deeper connection between all inhabitants and the place itself. Over four days the fest Nanaimofeatures Academic, Democratic and Performance components, late night readings, a Small Press Fair and several workshops. Some of the best poetry minds in the bioregion will gather, discuss this place and begin to better understand Cascadia and our role here. The festival was founded by SPLAB, a Seattle-based non-profit organization founded in 1993 and the first iteration happened in 2012. Cascadia III will happen in Nanaimo, BC, in 2015.

Festival contact:                                           Volunteer contact:

ascentaspirations@gmail.com                         (Yes, we need you!)
or                                                                  anngrahamwalker@gmail.com
David Fraser                                                                           
1560 Arbutus Drive                                       
Nanoose Bay, BC                                      
V9P 9C8