The chapbook “thursdays: poems and prose from the Downtown Eastside” is a paper reflection of a group of writers that has been meeting every Thursday¬† afternoon at the Carnegie Community Centre on the downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

The word “chapbook” is said to come from the Old English “ceop” for “cheap,” meaning that chapbooks are generally printed affordably by individuals or indie presses. “thursdays:poems and prose from the Downtown Eastside” is a 32 page book with a colour cover, a stapled spine and its own ISBN, meaning it is officially registered with the National Library of Canada. Coming soon: a Paypal feature enabling you to purchase copy on-line.