Bonnie Nish is Executive Director of Pandora’s Collective Outreach Society. Bonnie has been widely published worldwide in such places as The Ottawa Arts Review, The Danforth Review, Haunted Waters Press, Illness Crisis & Loss Journal Volume 24 and The Blue Print Review. Bonnie’s first book of poetry ‘Love and Bones ’ was released by Karma Press in 2013. Bonnie has a Masters in Arts Education from Simon Fraser University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Language and Literacy Education at UBC. Her next book “Concussion and Mild TBI: Not Just Another Headline” an anthology of concussion related stories, was published by Lash and Associates in August 2016. Bonnie is a certified Expressive Arts Therapist with a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from the Vancouver Expressive Arts Therapy School who has worked extensively with youth and adults in high-risk situations. She has conducted writing and expressive arts workshops for over 20 years across North America. Learn more about Bonnie's work here. www.bonnienish.ca http://bonnienishexpressivearts.ca/index.html
Sita Carboni Webmaster & Event Director
Sita Carboni is co-founder of Pandora's Collective Outreach Society. Her love for life has made her a mainstay in the local poetry community as a writer, reader and promoter of the arts. She has been featured throughout the lower-mainland at various events including Word on the Street and The North Shore Writers Festival. Sita currently co-hosts Book Talks Book Club, Word Whips Writing Series and is the webmaster of the Pandora's Collective website. Her poetry has been published in both print and online journals including Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, Luluzine and BluePrint Review.
Sabrina Azaria Fundraiser & Graphic Design
Sabrina moved to Vancouver from Jakarta, Indonesia when she was 18. She studied communications and publishing at Simon Fraser University, but found her real passion in graphic design and arts. She is active in the community and loves to volunteer for literary and arts publications, organizations and events.
Anna Rivera Fundraiser
Anna studied communications and publishing at Simon Fraser University. She is passionate about the arts in all its forms, especially literature, art history and theatre. As a Filipina-Canadian and born to immigrant parents, she loves the way the arts brings diversity and voices together in a meaningful, shared space. She is proud to support the fine arts community in any way she can.