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Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) CIII

Presented by Bänoo Zan

July 30, 2024 7-10 PM
Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue
Fee:  $10-20

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Featured poets: Kahsenniyo Kick & rob mclennan
+ Open Mic for poetry in any language

Host: Bänoo Zan

Time: Tuesday, July 30, 2024
Place: Main Hall, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2M7
This is an in-person event.

Open Mic Sign-up: 6:30 PM EST at the venue
Show 7-10 PM EST
Admission: $10-20 Sliding Scale
Cash at the door
There is an ATM machine at the venue.

Kahsenniyo Kick is a multi-disciplinary artist from the Mohawk Nation Wolf Clan. Kahsenniyo began utilizing her poetry as a tool for social change and community engagement in 2008. Her work is centered around Indigenous issues. She aims to educate non-indigenous people about the struggles, beauty and realities facing Indigenous people. As well her work attempts to create moments of understanding, connection and healing for Indigenous People. Kahsenniyo transforms her love for her community and people into passionate performance.

Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa, where he is home full-time with the two wee girls he shares with Christine McNair. The author of more than thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010, the Council for the Arts in Ottawa Mid-Career Award in 2014, and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012 and 2017. In March, 2016, he was inducted into the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour. His most recent titles include the poetry collection World’s End, (ARP Books, 2023), a suite of pandemic essays, essays in the face of uncertainties (Mansfield Press, 2022) and the anthology groundworks: the best of the third decade of above/ground press 2013-2023 (Invisible Publishing, 2023). His collection of short stories, On Beauty (University of Alberta Press) will appear in fall 2024. An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, periodicities: a journal of poetry and poetics (periodicityjournal.blogspot.com) and Touch the Donkey (touchthedonkey.blogspot.com). He is editor of my (small press) writing day, and an editor/managing editor of many gendered mothers. He spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com.


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