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After serving 2 three year terms (2010-2016) as Poet Laureate, Candice James was appointed POET LAUREATE EMERITA of the CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER.in Nov 2016. She is the Author of 14 poetry books, A SPLIT IN THE WATER ( Fiddlehead 1979); INNER HEART - A JOURNEY (Silver Bow 2010); BRIDGES AND CLOUDS (Silver Bow 2011); MIDNIGHT EMBERS - A BOOK OF SONNETS (Libros Libertad 2012); SHORELINES (Silver Bow 2013); EKPHRASTICIM - PAINTED WORDS ( Silver Bow 2013); PURPLE HAZE (Libros Libertad 2014); A SILENCE OF ECHOES (Silver Bow 2014). MERGING DIMENSIONS (Ekstasis Editions 2015) COLOURS OF INDIA (Xpress Publication, 2015) CITY OF DREAMS (Silver Bow 2016) SHORT SHOTS (Silver Bow 2017); THE WATER POEMS (Ekstasis Editions 2017); THE 13TH CUSP (Silver Bow 2018)
She is Founder of ROYAL CITY LITERARY ARTS SOCIETY, Past President of THE FEDERATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA WRITERS, Past President of SLAM CENTRAL SPOKEN WORD SOCIETY and Past Director of SPOCAN - CFSW
Candice is also an Honourary Professor of the Academy of International Arts (Greece); A director of the Muse International (India); a recipient of the Writers International Network Distinguished Poet Award and the Pentasi B Woman of Prestige Award (Philippines)l Pandora's Collective Citizenship Award 2015; Bernie Legge Artist Cultural Award 2015.
Candice is also a professional visual artist and a professional musician/singer and songwriters with over 100 of her songs recorded and released internationally.
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My interests are writing, playing music, painting, songwriting, singing and performance, Secondarily Quantum Physics, Metaphysics, Documentaries, Chess, Bridge, Canasta and Video Games.