Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Mugabi Byenkya from Nigeria!

Date: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Cost: 
$7
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

TPS returns to the Drake featuring a talented and inspiring poet representing Nigeria!

Mugabi Augustine Ateenyi Olatokumbo Byenkya was born in Nigeria to Ugandan parents and is currently based in Kampala. Mugabi is a writer, poet and rapper who has honed his craft through writing workshops, poetry slams, cyphers and open mics from across North America and East Africa. Mugabi was longlisted for the Babishai Niwe Poetry Award in 2015, has been featured on The Good Men Project, The Mighty and his writing is used to teach international high school English reading comprehension. His debut novel, ‘Dear Philomena,’ was published in 2017.

As always, the usual slam and open mic list is available to you amazing poets!

Host TBD