Shawn K went to the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word with a poem called Gratitude.
Part of the 2015 Saskatoon Slam Team, Larissa Tarasoff won first place at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.Â
Namitha Rathinappillai published her first chapbook Dirty Laundry with Battleaxe Press in 2019.
For Ottawa poet Jayde, spoken word is an opportunity to reclaim self.
Kamal Hakim is a Somali-Canadian spoken word, hip hop artist, and entrepreneur from the city of Ottawa.
Switch Bridges was a member of the CFSW Championship Youth team in 2011.
Dimorphic discovered spoken word in 2008, and has represented Lanark County at 7 national festivals.
Natalie Hanna is the author of the poetry collection lisan al’asfour (ARP, 2022)