Storytelling at The Moth's HAUNTED Halloween Event

Last night, I聽participated in my first Moth event and told聽a story called 鈥淭he Body on the Trail.鈥澛營t was great fun, and I can鈥檛 wait to share more tales in the future!

November 1, 2014 路 Loraine

API Flying Bookshelf Reading

Last month, I performed a spoken word piece at the API Flying Bookshelf launch in the Chinatown-International District of聽Seattle. The project聽is a fantastic book and 鈥榸ine collection that features the creative work of Asian and Pacific Islander artists and writers. It鈥檚 so important for these spaces to be visible聽and thrive. Tuyen Than at The Seattle Globalist聽put together an amazing article and video recap of the entire event....

August 1, 2014 路 Loraine


Performed by Loraine Kanervisto for Dharma Bums at The Can Can, Seattle. If you climb to the tops of Mount Hood, Shasta, and the Three Sisters, there are large, wooden chests left on the summits by a mountaineering club. Lift their heavy, creaky lids and you鈥檒l find massive books filled with the signatures of people who climbed all the way, who pushed out further into what few of us know....

April 7, 2013 路 Loraine

Cabaret Reading

Guess who will be reading her work at The Can Can? Come see me and join the burlesque hijinks on Sunday, April 7! If you鈥檙e on Facebook, check out the event page. <3

March 26, 2013 路 Loraine

T/OUR Reading in Seattle

Reading 鈥淕host of O鈥檃hu, Ghosts of Seattle鈥澛燼t Vermilion. Photos by Seattle Gay News.

January 22, 2013 路 Loraine