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Buy your advance tix to Finals, coming to Hot Docs on Feb 22!

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

Poetry fans, you don't want to miss our annual Finals show featuring 8 poets battling it out to be on the 5-person TPS Team!

We always offer advance tix to this show because we want to ensure you get a seat! We sell out every year, and we expect the same thanks to the talented Finalist poets taking the stage AND our incredible feature poet.

Ticket link:

$30 each. General admission.
We are very excited to feature at Finals the talented SAFIA ELHILLO! She is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). Sudanese by way of Washington, DC, and a Cave Canem fellow, she holds an MFA from the New School. Safia received the 2015 Brunel International African Poetry Prize and the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. She is a 2019 recipient of Stanford University’s Wallace Stegner Fellowship and a 2018 recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. In addition to appearing in journals and anthologies, her work has been translated into Arabic, Japanese, Estonian, Portuguese, and Greek, and commissioned by Under Armour and the Bavarian State Ballet. With Fatimah Asghar, she is co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket Books, 2019).

Hosted by Luke Reece and Tanya Neumeyer.

General admission. All ages. Accessible space.

Finalist poets are:

Shelly Grace

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