Course: The Spoken Word Map – Point Trill

We will explore the history of Spoken Word: Write with our hair on fire: Pen-Peddle to the Paper-Metal: Discuss The OutRider/Sider: And we will play with aspects of bringing it all to Performance. And from there, we will chart new courses with words.

Sheri-D Wilson

Learn about her on her website here

Mama of Dada

Internationally renowned Spoken Word maven  Sheri-D Wilson has 8 collections of poetry; her most recent, Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe. Her collection, Re:Zoom (2005, Frontenac House), won the 2006 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the CanLit Award. In 2011 she edited, The Spoken Word Workbook: inspiration from poets who teach (CSWS/BCP), an educational tool for teaching and writing Spoken Word. In 2012 she was featured in Chatelaine Magazine, in a story about the creative mind, and a regular on CBC she was interviewed by Canadian icon Sheilah Rogers. It was a great honor in  2011 when she was presented in The National Slam of Canada event called,