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Peter Trower Reads at Pacific Festival of the Book

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2008

Celebrated poet Peter Trower will be reading at this year’s Pacific Festival of the Book in studio 4/5 of the Victoria Arts Connection, #110 2750 Quadra St., on Saturday, March 15 from 10:00-10:30am.

Trower has authored numerous books of poetry and prose and has contributed to countless anthologies and periodicals. His most recent book is Haunted Hills and Hanging Valleys, which won him the Canadian Authors Association Award for poetry in 2005.

The festival includes a line-up of Canada’s best poets, including Trower, P.K. Page and Victoria’s poet laureate Carla Funk. This year’s theme “A Climate of Change” examines how modern changes are affecting the literary arts. The weeklong festival, spanning from March 10-20, not only features outstanding authors, but also offers various workshops on the publishing industry. For more information on tickets and schedules please visit: or call 250-477-9089.