Ruthless will be a part of the All Star Slam on Thursday April 16th at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library in the Alice MacKay room.  Ruthless’ event is taking place on the Unceded Traditional Territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Peoples.

All Star Slam tickets can be booked at

Ivy Edad, “Ruthless” is a Filipinx writer born in Manila Philippines. In 2014, she moved to the stolen territories of Katzie, Semiahmoo, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Qayqayt, and Tsawwassen First Nations.

Ruthless is studying Journalism and Creative Writing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She writes about the effects of diaspora in her life.

Ruthless attributes her relationship to prose and poetry to an indecisive lover. She writes to make words love her back, and revels in the rejection she constantly receives