English Local

MayaSpoken is an award winning spoken word artist, singer-songwriter, educator, author, activist, speaker and single mother. Her voice has graced platforms such as TEDx, WE Day, Historica Canada, CBC Arts: Poetic License and more. She has shared the stage with names such as Keke Palmer, Masai Ujiri and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Maya is the author of poetry novel Warriors in Broad Daylight and is also the founder of Spoken in the City Poetry Slam, Tell ‘Em Girl Women’s Spoken Word Showcase and Loud Black Girls, all platforms giving Ottawa poets the space to be themselves unapologetically through open mics, and poetry slams. Maya is a 2x champion of Ottawa’s largest poetry slam, OG500 and the 2023 Canadian Individual Spoken Word Champion. She is currently preparing to represent the country at World championships in Togo, West Africa, Mexico and Baltimore in 2024. 

Previously Appeared

Thursday Mar 21 2024 • 9:00 PM Eastern

Opening Night - Session 2
Avant-Garde Bar