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Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Brandon Wint

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

If you're looking for inspiring poetry, we got you covered. Not only do you get two rounds of awesome poetry but also our feature poet has been inspiring youth and adult audiences alike coast to coast.

Hosted by Ian Keteku.

Brandon Wint is a nationally acclaimed poet, spoken word artist and arts educator based in
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Brandon’s work as a writer exemplifies a deep attention to the craft of
poetry, the nuances of language, and the social power of words. As a performer, Brandon Wint displays
the poise, passion and spiritual generosity of one who has graced stages across the country at music
festivals, conferences, universities and grassroots events alike. Brandon is a poet whose work has
garnered praise and attention in a variety of mediums. He is a two-time Canadian national poetry slam
champion. In print, he is the author of one chapbook, Love, Our Master (In/Words Magazine and Press,
2014) and was a contributor to the only comprehensive anthology of Black Canadian poetry, The Great
Black North (Frontenac House, 2012). Brandon has also released three recording projects, including
Devotion EP (2015), The Long Walk Home (2016), and his most recent album, Infinite Mercies, which he
showcased at the second annual Black Arts Matter festival in February of 2018.