Toronto Poetry Slam is back March 4 featuring Crystal Valentine

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

We're back! As always, open mic and open slam, doors at 7 and signup 730 and show at 8.
$7 cover all night. All ages. General admission.

Our feature poet is Crystal Valentine reppin NYC!

Hailing from the Bronx, Crystal Valentine is a nationally and internationally acclaimed Spoken Word artist, activist and educator. She is the winner of the 2015 and 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, the 2nd place winner of the National Poetry Slam and the 9th ranked poet by way of the Woman of the World Poetry Slam and the Individual World Poetry Slam. Crystal has traveled across seas performing on platforms in Paris, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and elsewhere. She was named Glamour Magazine's 2016 College Woman of the Year, Teen Vogue's Rising Young Black Thought Leader, and was the recipient of the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders Woman’s Distinction Award. A Callaloo Fellow, 2015 New York City Youth Poet Laureate, and author of her first book, Not Everything is a Eulogy (Penmanship Books), Crystal’s work has been featured on programming for MSNBC, Blavity, Button Poetry, The Huffington Post, BET, CNN, The New York Daily News and more. She earned her B.A in Psychology at New York University, where she is returning as a Goldwater Fellow and MFA candidate in Poetry.

Host TBD.