Charlie C. Petch

Charlie C Petch is a playwright, spoken word artist, haiku deathmaster, host and musical saw player. Petch’s new full-length spoken word vaudeville play “Mel Malarkey” has toured all over Canada. They have several handsome chapbooks and “Late Night Knife Fights” was published with LyricalMyrical Press. They have been published by Descant, The Toronto Quarterly, Matrix and Joypuke journals.

Petch is a member of The League of Canadian Poets and “The Dildettes” a queer spoken word/comedy troupe along with Regie Cabico and David Bateman. Petch was a member of both the 2011 and 2012 Toronto Poetry Slam Teams, was the coach of the 2015 team and is the creative director of “Hot Damn It’s A Queer Slam”. Petch is happiest onstage. Find out more at

April 21st: Hullabaloo All Star Slam

April 22nd: Hullabaloo Adventures in Poetryland

April 26th: Mashed Poetics: Spice by the Spice Girls

April 27th: Spoken Word as Theatre Masterclass with Charlie Petch