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Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) L

Tuesday, April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

| $5

Open Stage of Poetry and Music

Doors open: 6:15 pm ; Sign-up for the open mic: 6:30 pm; Start: 7 pm

The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto.  At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.

Featured poets: Diana Manole & Anuj Rastogi
Guest speaker: Jael Richardson
Host: Bänoo Zan

Place: Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St, Toronto

Diana Manole Romanian-Canadian writer, translator, theatre director, and scholar, 9 books, organizer of “AlieNation: Performing Canada as ‘New Canadian’ Poets,” at the conference of the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Anuj Rastogi Toronto-based writer, spoken word poet & music composer for film scores & studio albums, working on a new studio album, a new Spoken Word EP, his debut poetry manuscript, and two new feature film scores

Jael Richardson  author of The Stone Thrower, shortlisted for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, columnist on CBC’s q, two-time TDSB Writer-in-Residence, Artistic Director for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD).

St-Stephen-in-the Fields accessibility information: The venue has a wheelchair ramp entrance and is all on one level; however, the wheelchair ramp door does not yet have a push button, so someone needs to hold the door open. There is one fully barrier-free washroom. All washrooms are gender-neutral.

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1668657453428796/

This event is being promoted on this site because it is of interest to the Beit Zatoun community.  Please note that it is taking place at another Toronto venue.