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Speaking to the Page
September 23, 2022, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDTFree
Write Bloody North publishes groundbreaking voices and legends of spoken word to create innovative, fresh poetry books. These three poets are no exception, each with their own diverse approach to reflecting on difficult subjects through stylized prose.
Host: Brad Morden
Time: 7:00 PM ET / 10:00 PM ET
Readers: RC Weslowski, My Soft Response to the Wars (Write Bloody North) | Lucia Misch, The Problem with Solitaire (Write Bloody North) | Brandon Wint, Divine Animal (Write Bloody North)
About The Authors
RC Weslowski is the 2021 Zaccheus Jackson Nyce Memorial Award Winner and The 2016 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award Winner. RC is a 2 time World Cup of Poetry Slam Finalist and cohosted the radio program Wax Poetic on Co Op Radio for over 20 years. RC is the Artistic Director for Hullabaloo: The BC Youth Spoken Word Festival. RC’s first collection of poetry “My Soft Response to the Wars” is available now from Write Bloody North Publishing www.writebloodynorth.ca
Brandon Wint is an Ontario born poet, spoken word artist and multi-disciplinary collaborator. For more than a decade, Brandon has been a sought-after, touring performer, and has presented his work in the United States, Australia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Jamaica. His poems and essays have been published in national anthologies, including The Great Black North: Contemporary African-Canadian Poetry (Frontenac House, 2013) and Black Writers Matter (University of Regina Press, 2019). Divine Animal is his debut book of poetry.