Past Readings


Poetry in the Park
July 12
New Westminster

Poetry New West: Borrie & Zilm
Heritage Grill,
447 Columbia New Westminster
May 7, 2017 2pm-4pm

Authors for Indies
People’s Co-op Books
Vancouver, B.C.
April 29, 2017

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival
Room Magazine 40th Anniversary Event
Myths and Legends
Ali Blythe, Hiromi Goto, Rachel Hartman, Aislinn Hunter, Jennifer Zilm
March 11, 10:30am–12:00pm | Free | The Rooftop @ 24 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.

Dead Poets Reading Series
March 12th, 2017, 3-5 PM – VPL Central Branch, Vancouver

Elizabeth Bishop (1911 – 1979), read by Carole Glasser Langille
Robert Browning (1812 – 1889), read by Bill New
Leonard Cohen (1934 – 2016), read by Jennifer Zilm
Jim Harrison (1937 – 2016), read by Nora Gould
Georg Heym (1887 – 1912), read by Melanie Kage

Dominion Reading Series #7-International Centre for Arts and Technology
Cafe Deux Soliel
February 15, 2015
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Lunch Poems @SFU
SFU Harbour Centre
November 16, 2016

September 25, 2016
WORD Vancouver, Poetry in Transit Launch
Library Square, Vancouver, B.C.

September 22, 2016
Twisted Poets Literary Salon
Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main St, Vancouver, BC

Dominion Reading Series
International Centre of Arts and Technology
1012-207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
August 20, 2016

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series, Cottage Bistro
4470 Main St  Vancouver
July 7

Vancouver Book Launch for Adrienne Gruber and Jennifer Zilm 
Gold Saucer Studio
Address: 211 -207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Saturday June 25, 2016

Pandora’s Collective and Britannia Library Present
Poetic Pairings 5

6:30–8:30 p.m.
Britannia Library, Galllery Room, 1661 Napier St. Vancouver, B.C>
Host: Jami Macarty

May 11, Readings from the Writing Studio. The Banff Centre. Banff, Alberta.

April 30, Blur, Blur, Blur: An Evening of Multi-disciplinary Poetry and Performance. In the Soil Arts Festival. Niagara Arts Centre. St Catharines, Ontario

April 26, Art Bar Reading Series, Toronto

April 21, BookThug Spring Launch, Toronto

April 22, Epic Books, Hamilton

April 13 Canadian Authors Poetry Night, Vancouver

April 7 Russell Books, Victoria

March 20 Poetic Justice in New Westminster

Reading on Wax Poetic.

Mashed Poetics, Vancouver. January, 2016

Twisted Poets Reading Series. July 2015.

World Poetry Reading Series. October 2015

Poetic Justice Reading Series. New Westminster. February, 2015

The Writing’s Studio Reading Series. Vancouver. November.

Words on Chapbooks. Word Vancouver. 12pm. September 28.

Launch of Steve Noyes’ Small Data. With Steve Noyes, John Barton & Ali Blythe.
Serious Coffee – 230 Cook Street (Cook Street Village), Victoria. July 25.

Paper Hound Books. 344 East Pender, Vancouver. 12:30pm Tuesday, July 8.

Pop-up Poets Launch. Olympic Village. Vancouver.

Small, Books, Big Country. Venue# 90Equinox Gallery Great Northern Way. May 17.

Reading and Interview on Wax Poetic. Vancouver Co-op Radio. May 7.

Swoon Reading Series. Cocoa Nymph 3739 W. 10th Ave.  April 4th.

Twisted Poets Reading Series. March 27. Vancouver

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series,
March 6. Cottage Bistro, Vancouver

8×8: Blumin Warehouse Fundraiser. Graze Restaurant, Vancouver, February 24.

a blue and yellow book that tells part of the story: The Whole and Broken Yellows Book Launch. Cottage Bistro, Vancouver. January 28.

8×8 Blumin Warehouse Pop-Up Shop. The Chinatown Experiment. Vancouver, January 26.

Reading and Interview on Stranded: The Canadian/Australian Music and Talk Show. CiTR 101.9. January 24.

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series. Cottage Bistro, Vancouver. January 3.

Emerge Book Launch. SFU Harbour Center.  Vancouver. October 17.

BookThug Launch of  Shannon Maguire’s Fur(l) Parachute. People’s Co-op Books, Vancouver. June 15.

“Can You See Me Now?” Readings about the Hidden City: Vallum/Descant Issue Launch. The Prophouse Café, Vancouver. April 26.

The Writer’s Studio Reading Series. The Cottage Bistro, Vancouver. April 15.

Geist Magazine’s One Sentence Memories of Vancouver Exhibit at The  Memory Festival. November 13-18.

“Gender and Covenantal Identity” at European Association of Biblical Studies/SBL International Meeting. Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam. July 14.

“Submitting to Literary Journals: An Introduction and Workshop” presented to Intrepid Pens DTES Writing and Reading   Society. W2 Media Café, Vancouver. March 15.

“Could Women Pray with Angels in the Dead Sea Scrolls?” at The Dead Sea Scrolls: Traditions, Transmissions and Production of Texts. University of Toronto Conference in Conjunction with Royal Ontario Museum Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit. Toronto, Ontario. November 18

Plasticine Poetry Phantics. Toronto, Ontario. Spring 2009.


“Parallel Missions” CSBS Annual Meeting. University of British Columbia. Vancouver. June 2008

“Blood, Bread and Light: Female Converts in Early Judaism” at American Academy of Religion Upper Midwest Regional Conference, Concordia College. St. Paul, Minnesota.

“Mission and Accommodation” at Accommodating Religion: Community, Definitions, Discourse. Concordia University. Montreal, Quebec. February 7.

“Girard in the Garden” at Conflict: Department Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies Annual Conference. UBC. Vancouver.