Toronto's most diverse poetry reading and open mic series
At Shab-e She'r (Poetry Night) we don't just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.
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Featured poets: Diana Manole & Anuj Rastogi
Guest speaker: Jael Richardson
Host: Bänoo Zan
Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Place: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2N8
Doors open 6:15 p.m.
Open-mic sign-up 6:30 p.m.
Show 7 p.m.
Diana Manole Romanian-Canadian writer, translator, theatre director, and scholar, 9 books, organizer of "AlieNation: Performing Canada as 'New Canadian' Poets," at the conference of the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures
Anuj Rastogi Toronto-based writer, spoken word poet & music composer for film scores & studio albums, working on a new studio album, a new Spoken Word EP, his debut poetry manuscript, and two new feature film scores
Jael Richardson author of The Stone Thrower, shortlisted for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, columnist on CBC's q, two-time TDSB Writer-in-Residence, Artistic Director for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD).
St-Stephen-in-the Fields accessibility information:
The venue has a wheelchair ramp entrance and is all on one level; however, the wheelchair ramp door does not yet have a pushbutton, so someone needs to hold the door open. There is one fully barrier-free washroom.
All washrooms are gender-neutral.