Nov London Poetry Slam ft. Nisha Patel & Liana Cusmano

Event Date: November 15, 2019 -

Event Time: 8pm (doors at 7pm)

Event Location: 201 King St

Just like the leaves are starting to drop from the trees, so too do our poets keeps dropping amazing poems on our stage! Join us as a competitor in the slam, an open mic performer, or an audience member ready to show the love.

Performer sign up is at 7:30pm, so don’t be late!

This month our feature poets are Nisha Patel & BiCurious George!

Nisha Patel is an award-winning Indo-Canadian poet & artist. She is the City of Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, and the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion. She is a recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award. She is also the Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Nisha is a graduate of the Alberta School of Business, working to further her goal of building a stronger artistic community through living in her truth. You can find out more about her at nishapatel.ca.

 

Writer, poet, filmmaker and spoken word artist, Liana Cusmano (Luca/BiCurious George) is the 2018 and 2019 Montreal Slam Champion and the runner up in the 2019 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championship. Their poems and short stories have been published in short story collections, anthologies and literary magazines, and they have performed their work in English, French and Italian in North America, Europe, and Asia. With work that touches on love, pain, queerness and belonging, their aim is to help others feel both seen and safe. 

 

Nov London Poetry Slam details:

Slam time: Friday Nov 15th, 8pm (doors 7)
Slam spot: Innovation Works (201 King St.)
Slam price: $5 (cash only event!)
Slam rules: Sign up call at 7:30pm, team pieces welcome, no props, no costumes, no nudity, no hate speech, original work only, memorization is optional.

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