Artists Hanan Hazime, Alexandra Caprara, Raechel Kula and Moncef Mounir each read from their works, followed by a discussion with moderator Andrea Thompson about the restorative power of words, art and performance.
Andrea Thompson is a poet, novelist, editor and educator. In 2005 her spoken word album, One, was nominated for a Canadian Urban Music Award and in 2019 her album, Soulorations earned her a League of Canadian Poets’ Golden-Beret Award for Excellence. She’s co-author of Other Tongues: Mixed-Race Women Speak Out, and author of the novel, Over Our Heads. “A Selected History of Soul Speak” is the working title for her next collection – due to be published by Frontenac House in autumn, 2021.
ASL Interpreted, Open Captions, Active Listener
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