Victoria’s Youth Poet Laureate Launches Diversity Slam August 19 2013

Victoria's Youth Poet Laureate launches Diversity Slam August 19, 2013. It's only in the past few years that I've come to know anything at all about the slam poetry "scene", which in Victoria BC is extremely vibrant and well-attended. It was by happenstance that I came to be seated at my first event in January 2011 and was introduced to Jeremy Loveday, who was instrumental in lobbying the city of Victoria to create the Youth Poet Laureate … [Read more...]