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Windsor Poetry Slam and BookFest Windsor

October 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring Jillian Christmas.

Note: this joint event now takes place on October 23, not October 18 as in our brochure.
Join us for a fun and exciting Slam extending the fun of BFW18!

The Windsor Poetry Slam is back again for its monthly slam, and as always it is it going to be a great night of poetry! This month’s slam takes place at the Phog Lounge on Tuesday, October 23rd!! Doors will be open at 7:30 pm, show start will be 8 pm. If you want to slam please be there by 7:45 pm at the latest to sign up. As always, two rounds of three-minute poems, along with an open mic portion for anyone who wants to share their poems but not compete in the slam. This month, we are very excited to announce that our feature is Jillian Christmas!

Jillian Christmas was born and raised in Markham, Ontario. She currently lives on the unceded territories of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam people (Vancouver, BC.), where she served for six years as Artistic Director of Versəs Festival of Words. Jillian is an enthusiastic organizer and activist in the Canadian arts community, her focus being to increase anti-oppression initiatives in spoken word. She has participated in, developed and executed programs in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, Wordplay, Brendan McLeod’s Travelling Slam, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Opera, and the CULTCH Mentorship, and facilitated spoken word workshops for youth and adults across the country.”