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City of St. John’s National Poetry Month Readings: Daze Jefferies

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

WritersNL and the City of St. John’s are celebrating National Poetry Month together in 2023!

Tune into the weekly 3 p.m. City Council meetings to hear poetry readings from WritersNL Members:

• LESLIE BUTT on Monday, April 3
• TRAVIS HOUSE on Monday, April 10
• VIOLET DRAKE on Monday, April 17
• DAZE JEFFERIES on Tuesday, April 25

Visit the City of St. John’s website ( to watch & listen!

Daze Jefferies (she/her) is a white settler artist, writer, and educator born and raised in the Bay of Exploits on the northeast coast of rural Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland). Author of the poetry chapbook Water/Wept (Anstruther Press 2023), and co-author of Autoethnography and Feminist Theory at the Water’s Edge: Unsettled Islands (Palgrave 2018), she has also published in Land of Many Shores: Perspectives from a Diverse Newfoundland and Labrador, Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Poetry, the League of Canadian Poets Visual Poetry Chapbook, Riddle Fence, The Dalhousie Review, and Arc. She is a board member of Girls Rock NL and the Newfoundland and Labrador Queer Research Initiative, a co-organizer of Peace Love n’ Pride, and a volunteer at the Safe Harbour Outreach Project.

Times and Locations

April 25, 2023

3:00 pm