Editor of “The Spoken Word Workbook,” Sheri-D Wilson leads participants in a journey to raise your voice. Participants are expected to have prior experience writing and performing poetry.
Sheri-D Wilson, the Mama of Dada, has 9 collections of poetry—most recent—Open Letter: Woman Against Violence Against Women; & Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe; 5 plays, 2 CDs, 4 VideoPoems, & 1 ballet for Ballet BC. She edited, The Spoken Word Workbook: inspiration from poets who teach.
Recipient of: CBC Top 10 Poets in Canada * Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry * Canadian Poet of Honour * People’s Choice * Woman of Vision * 5 Rosies * USA Heavyweight Title * 5 Jessie Nominations * Ace Award * & The Canadian Author Who Would Make The Best LOVER!” Featured in Chatelaine Magazine, a regular on CBC, a TedTalk’er, the subject of documentary Heart of a Poet. Et cetera. Of the beat tradition, in 1989 she studied at Naropa University (Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics).
Artistic Director—The Calgary Spoken Word Festival and Founder & Director—Spoken Word Program @ Banff Centre (2005-2012)
[box type=”info” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”none”]This event is All Ages. Each workshop has only 25 spots available. This workshop is two hours long. The only required materials are a notebook, a writing utensil, and a willingness to participate. For accessibility info, click the venue name below.[/box]
[box type=”note” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”none”]Workshops are the only events to which a festival pass will NOT give you access.[/box]