Guided by three talented poets with years of experience in the spoken word community, Dana De Samedi, Lucia Misch and Brad Morden, this talk-the-talk asks emerging and senior artists to join an open dialogue about how poets can use their experiences on slam stages to continue to grow. Everyone is welcome!
Doors 12:00 PM / Start 12:30 / Havana Theatre / FREE
Brad Morden is a ukulele/poet and poetry organizer from Norfolk County, Ontario. He is one half of the folk-hop-poetry sensation Atomic Wednesday and the founder/publisher at Write Bloody North. Brad will be leading a talk-the-talk on publishing in the Digital Age with Ian on Thursday, April 23 at Havana Theatre.
Dana De Samedi, formerly Dana I.D. Matthews is the definition of a multidisciplinary artist. An extremely talented writer and performer, Dana is a professional with a unique upbringing and view on life that always manages to shine through in all his works. He is diverse in being and in art, providing quality that never disappoints.
Lucia Misch is a writer and performer from the Bay Area. She has presented her work across North America, on stages ranging from literary festivals to union conventions to local poetry slams, and her writing has been published in print and online. A veteran arts educator, Lucia facilitates writing workshops for youth with WordPlay: Poetry In Schools, as an ArtStarts Poet in Residence, and a teaching artist at creative arts camps along the West Coast. She lives and works on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.