Category Archives: Performance news

Happy National Poetry Month!

Did you know National Poetry Month is 15 years old in Canada? I’m excited to perform tomorrow for the Institute of Cultural Affair’s community of facilitators and friends tomorrow. Come join us! Details for both of my two official poetry … Continue reading

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Bronze medalists!

Reporting on the  Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CFSW) 2012 held in Saskatoon, SK: My team placed third in the Canadian national poetry slam this year. We took the stage with four group pieces and some striking solo work over … Continue reading

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Reporting on NPS 2012, Charlotte, NC

This August I made a long road trip to Charlotte, NC with my poetry teammates Cathy Petch, Britta B and Noah Kaplan. Our coach Alessandra was our mainstay of support and strategy as we competed in the US National Poetry … Continue reading

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Breathing life into Toronto’s cultural community

Aesthetic Magazine interviewed a couple of us recently to paint a picture of Toronto’s poetry scene. The editor, Curtis, asked me some great questions. See the article for my responses: http://bit.ly/OHD0la. Between the shows I’ve had in the last few days and those coming … Continue reading

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Poetry makes the news

The metro declared that poetry isn’t dead. I knew that already. In fact, it’s because poetry is so alive within the poetry slam community that I’m so passionate about bringing poetry into classrooms. In workshops I introduce students to a living … Continue reading

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Last week in Lindsay

Last week the Toronto Poetry Project sent Rahul and I to perform and conduct a Q & A at Lindsay Collegiate. Following a performance set for more than a hundred students, we were asked many great questions. One I still remember … Continue reading

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