G’Morning Poetry – Episode 3!!!!

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Word Ruckus 2012: A Festival of Words & Community

Word Ruckus 2012: A Festival of Words & Community   On Saturday, March 3, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. to late-ish, at the Laurel Packinghouse, Okanagan College, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, will present Word Ruckus 2012: a Festival of Words & Community. What is Word Ruckus? According to the organizers Beks Croker, Jake Kennedy and kevin mcpherson eckhoff, “Word Ruckus is an all-ages literary shin-dig, a pay what you can... Read More

SHOW-AND-TELL POETRY BOOKS, YOUTUBE VIDEOS AND SUNSET RUBDOWN WITH JAKE KENNEDY & KEVIN MCPHERSON ECKHOFF

A couple weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to sit down with Kevin McPherson Eckhoff and Jake Kennedy, two of the valley’s most enigmatic writers. Our conversation – which was frequently interrupted by show-and-tell poetry books, YouTube videos and Sunset Rubdown – took place in Jake’s office at OC, a space with as much personality and fragrance as the men, themselves.  JK: Are you judging my shoes? Yes, sorry. They’re really distracting KME:... Read More

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