Local poet to share her work with public

Emily Isaacson will be the featured reader at live coffee shop poetry session in Abbotsford on April 25.

One of the prolific Canadian poets, Emily Isaacson has now published over 1,000 poems.

Her upcoming book, Hours From A Convent, is written from the perspective of a young nun at the Poor Clare Convent in Mission.

First published at 13 years old, she has been writing for over 25 years. She joined the Canadian Federation of poet in 2008 as an affiliate, and served for three years on the board of the Mission Arts Council. Her books have been published by Tate Publishing and Lulu Enterprises.

Isaacson, a director of the Poets Potpourri Society in Abbotsford, will be the featured reader at live coffee shop poetry at the Sumas Mountain Coffee Co. in Abbotsford, on April 25, from 3-5 p.m.

She will be reading from her collection House of Rain. Admission is free.

Isaacson will be reading from her new book Hours  From A Convent at House of James, on May 2 at 7 p.m.

For more information visit www.emilyisaacsoninstitute.com or www.poetspotpourrisociety.com