Friday, October 5, 2018
Join us to celebrate Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Surrey's outgoing Poet Laureate on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 6 to 8pm.
This event will feature refreshments, an Open Mic, Surrey Stories Connect books and an exhibit of teen chapbooks created with the support of the City of Surrey’s Cultural Grant.
Participants are welcome to bring one page of their writing to read and share at an Open Mic. Renée will be hosting the open mic and will read from her own work.
Renée Sarojini Saklikar has been Surrey's Poet Laureate since 2015 and will finish her honorary position on October 31, 2018. During her three years here she has mentored local writers with writing consultations across the City and participated in over 40 events per year. She also brought teens and seniors together as part of her legacy project Surrey Stories Connect: Teens and Seniors Write Surrey .