Philosophers' Café

“One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice.” What do you feel poet Mary Oliver is talking about? How does it apply to us?

Co-sponsored by the Vancouver Public Library


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 7:00 PM

Vancouver Public Library (Joe Fortes branch), 870 Denman St., Vancouver | 604-665-3972 | Map


  • Bill Arnott

    Vancouver author, poet and songwriter Bill Arnott has written and published numerous books, from personal development to humorous travelogues. His first book, Wonderful Magical Words, is a national bestseller His most recent book is Dromomania: A Wonderful Magical Journey. Book sales have generated charitable donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Saint James Music Academy and Caetani Centre, where he was writer in residence. His poetry is published by the League of Canadian Poets and Paper Dart Press UK, and he’s shared his prose, poetry and songs at events across Canada and the UK.

Admission: Free. Registration not required.

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

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