Jason Selman
English Canada

Jason “Blackbird” Selman is a Montreal born poet, trumpet player and community worker. He is the author The Freedom I Stole (2007, Cumulus Press), Africa As A Dream That Travels Through My Heart (2016, Howl) and co-editor of the poetry anthology Talking Book (2006, Cumulus Press) which chronicles the writings of Kalm Unity Vibe Collective (of which he is a founding member). He has done extensive poetry workshops across the Montréal area in schools and community groups. His work is grounded in the themes of ethno- musicology, surrealist expression, love and the intersection of masculinity and emotional vulnerability.

Photo credit: Kevin Calixte

Previously Appeared

Friday Nov 19 2021 • 9:00 PM Eastern

VERSeFest Invitational Poetry Slam
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Africa As A Dream That Travels Through My Heart

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