Poet Laureate Candice James is Multi-Talented!

Candice James, Poet LaureateTAEM- Candice James is a great Poet and has graced our pages many times over the years. Her poems have always been inspirational and are a great benefit for all those students who look to our magazine as a learning tool in order seek knowledge and avoid the pitfalls in the path towards their careers.


She has always exceeded our expectations and has received many accolades from the literary community. Some of these are:


Candice James


Founder Of:

Poet Laureate Emerita, New Westminster, BC

Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry

Member League of Canadian Poets

Royal City Literary Arts Society; Poetry New West;

Director Pacific Festival of the Book Society

Poetry in the Park; Poetic Justice; Slam Central

Board Advisor Royal City Literary Arts Society

Poet Laureate Emerita New Westminster, BC


Awards Received:

Past President Federation of BC Writers

Bernie Legge Cultural Award

Past President Royal City Literary Arts Society

Pandora’s Collective Citizenship Award

Past Director SpoCan; Past Director Slam Central                 


Recently we asked Candice if she would like to contribute several more poems for our reader’s pleasure and she surprised us by sending along two fabulous Audio/visual examples of her work:


Retrospect Trilogy  

Peril Keep 


We were also very pleased to learn that she is also an accomplished Artist. Upon our request, she has also included a number of her paintings so that the art students who follow our magazine can enjoy them as well.


We want to thank Candice for her constant contributions to our magazine and look forward to seeing more of her work in the future.

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