Vancouver poetry house presents feature poet, Toaster.
Toaster is a performace poet who has competed in the Individual World Poetry Slam, National Poetry Slam, Ink Slam and other “big money” poetry competitions. He has also
performed in a large variety of literary showcases such as Literary
Death Match, The Encyclopedia Show, Lit Quake and Beast Crawl. Toaster
was featured in SF Weekly, on All Def Digital’s youtube channel and Season 4 of Lexus Verses and Flow. You can find his work on his website (idcarthouse.squarespace.com/toaster), his Instagram (@Toastersmodernlife) and his Twitter (toastersCANfly).
Brennan ‘B Deep’ DeFrisco likes words and the way they move. He is an organizer and performer at the Berkeley Poetry Slam and will represent them in the upcoming 2015 National Poetry Slam. He is co-founder of Lucky Bastard Press and author of Highku: 4 & 20 Poems About Marijuana. His work can be found or is forthcoming in Words Dance, TheThe Poetry’s Infoxicated Corner, Drunk Monkeys, JMWW’s Exquisite Duet, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal, Yellow Chair Review & Revolution John. He loves a particularly beautiful and talented woman, movies, poker, whiskey, and Firefly.
There will be an open mic and three-round poetry slam: 2 min, 1 minute and 4 minute rounds where poets accumulate points to qualify for the Vancouver Individual Poetry Slam championships.
Cafe Deux Soleils and the Van Slam strive to be a trans friendly place and a hate speech free zone. Help us with that. We also acknowledge that this event takes place on unceded First Nations Territory.
Also, be kind to our VOLUNTEER door staff. They have to follow BC Liquor Board Rules and once we are sold out we can’t let anyone in unless someone leaves. You cannot save seats for people in line. Let them know if you are leaving. Also no ATM at the door, it’s cash ONLY.
Get there early if you want a seat or want to slam. Before 7pm.