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Poet Sheri-D Wilson and guest djembe drummers

03 Apr Posted by in Schedule | Comments
Poet Sheri-D Wilson and guest djembe drummers

Sweet VibrationsSheri-D Wilson and the “vice girls” drumming ensemble

Sheri-D Wilso
n and the Vice Girls with Lin Elder will perform a piece entitled “Stones of Peace” which will rock your lunch hour with a concert featuring poetry accompanied by djembe drumming!

Sheri-D Wilson has 8 collections of poetry; her most recent, Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe. Her collection, Re:Zoom (2005, Frontenac House), won the 2006 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the CanLit Award.

In 2011 she edited, The Spoken Word Workbook: inspiration from poets who teach (CSWS/BCP), an educational tool for teaching and writing Spoken Word. The cutting-edge website connected to this book presents a possible direction for electronic publishing in the future.

She has 2 Spoken Word CDs (arranged by Russell Broom), and 4 award-winning VideoPoems including: Airplane Paula(2001), Spinsters Hanging in Trees(2002), all produced for BravoFACT.

Founder/ Artistic Director/Producer:  Calgary Spoken Word Festival, since 2004.
Founder: Spoken Word Program @ Banff Centre, since 2006