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Every Sunday 3-5 PM except holiday weekends Poetic Justice presents  3 featured poets  and an open mic Heritage Grill Backstage Room 447 Columbia St., New Westminster, BC (beside Columbia skytrain stn)

DECEMBER 2012 LINE-UP Dec 2nd Deborah Kelly hosts: Jude Neale, Sylvia Taylor, Ruth Kozak Dec 9th Lilija Valis hosts: Dennis Bolen, Val Parks, Eva Waldauf Dec 16th Alan Hill hosts: Franci Louann, Angel Edwards, Klye Christensson

Dec 23rd CLOSED Dec 30th Franci Louann hosts: Renee Saklikar, Antonette Rea. Alan Hill


Royal City Literary Arts Society presents --Book Launch “Royal City Poets Anthology 2012” Publisher - Silver Bow Publishing

Date: December 2, 2012

Time: 1:00 PM -3:00 PM Location: Heritage Grill Backstage Room 447 Columbia St., New Westminster, BC Co-Hosted by Candice James and Ken Ader

Poets Featured in the Anthology: MEHAROONA GHANI * LORRE GIBSON GAVIN HAINSWORTH * ALAN HILL CANDICE JAMES * RICHARD KLYNE JANET KVAMMEN * BERNICE LEVER FRANCI LOUANN * JO MARTINEZ CLIFF MILNE * BEN NUTTALL-SMITH VALERIE PARKS * DONNA ROSS LAURA SCHULTZ * SYLVIA TAYLOR KATHLEEN KATON TONNESEN GAIL VAN KALSBEEK * EVA WALDAUF

Between Earth and Sky-International Anthology 2012

Date: December 9, 2012 Time: 1-3 PM Location: Heritage Grill Backroom 447 Columbia St., New Westminster Event Co-Hosted by Candice James and Ken Ader

Featured Poets in Anthology: Eileen Clyde, Samantha Sloan, Kathy Fiqueroa, John Reynolds, Lilija Valis, Janet Kvammen, Mohana Das, Donna Ross, PC Vandall, Fougiq Wajid, Franci Louann, Candice James, Ben Nuttall-Smith, Cory Saran, Jonina Lynn Kirton, Kim Clark, Margaret Rutley, Vincent Aurelius, Sidney Bending, Angel Edwards, Strider Marcus Jones, Rajeev Anil Roark, Phillip Larrea, Sharon Frye, Meharoona Ghani, Valerie Parks, Alan Hill.


Royal City Literary Arts Society (R - CLAS) Our Slogan: “Wordplay At Work” R - CLAS Mission Statement: Our organization is Inclusive of ALL writers and all people connected with writing - including novelists, poets, songwriters, technical writers, memoir writers, essayists, article writers, editors, proofreaders, publishers, graphic artists, layout and design artists, etc. etc. If you are involved in writing, you should be involved with us. The purpose of The Royal City Literary Arts Society is to foster and garner written and spoken word in ALL forms; to provide readings, events, features, performances, open-mics, workshops and critiquing opportunities for writers, songwriters and spoken word artists; to stimulate, encourage and facilitate the development of both emerging and established writers in ALL genres. R – CLAS Member Benefits: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Member Profile Page Member Forums Workshops member discount 50% Contests member discount – 50% Listing of books in Launched area Mentoring Programs Events Discounts References/Resources for Writers Newsletters Event Listings International Publisher Listing Blue Pencil Sessions members $5 non members $25 Help with book launches setup, procuring venue etc Writer Retreats member discount 25% Member Shmooz Nights

R - CLAS Board: President Gavin Hainsworth Vice President Sylvia Taylor Secretary/Treasurer Candice James Director at large Ken Ader Director at Large Janet Kvammen Director at Large Renee Saklikar Director at Large Paul Thompson


Membership Application - Annual fee $25.00 Name______________________________________________________________ Address____________________________________________________________ Telephone(s)________________________________________________________ Email______________________________________________________________ Website____________________________________________________________ Skills/Interests______________________________________________________

Genre(s) of Writing___________________________________________________

Pay by paypal or send cheque or money order to: RCLAS – Royal City Literary Arts Box #5 - 720 – Sixth Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 3C5

For further information: Phone – 778-714-1772 Email – secretary@rclas.com

RCLAS Newsletter Issue 1  

Royal City Literary Arts Society "Wordplay at Work"