7pm: Arc Poetry Magazine

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar Street
Doyali Islam
Doyali Islam
Doyali Islam’s poems have been published in Kenyon Review Online, CV2, and Grain, and she contributed to The Manifesto Project
Hector Ruiz
Hector Ruiz
Hector Ruiz is the author of Désert et renard du désert, Gestes Domestiques, and Qui s’installe ?
Katherine Leyton
Katherine Leyton
Katherine Leyton's first collection of poetry, All the Gold Hurts My Mouth, will be published in March 2016 by GooseLane. 
Marilyn Dumont
Marilyn Dumont
Award-winning poet Marilyn Dumont's latest collection The Pemmican Eaters (ECW Press) was published in 2015. 

9pm: Urban Legends Poetry Slam

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St.
Barâa Arar
Barâa Arar
Barâa Arar has performed her spoken word poetry individually and on a team, both locally and nationally. 
Blue Louise Moffatt
Blue Louise Moffatt
Poetry is gay and so is Blue Louise Moffatt. 
Erin Dingle
Erin Dingle
Erin is a performance poet from Calgary and has been part of five consecutive Calgary Slam teams from 2010-2015.  
Jamaal Jackson Rogers
Jamaal Jackson Rogers
JustJamaal ThePoet, is a poet, arts educator, creative entrepreneur, rapper, and children’s storyteller. 
King Kimbit
King Kimbit
King Kimbit is an Ottawa rapper. Deal with it. 
Larissa Tarasoff
Larissa Tarasoff
Part of the 2015 Saskatoon Slam Team, Larissa Tarasoff won first place at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. 
Maya Basudde
Maya Basudde
Maya Basudde is an artist who has been singing and writing ever since she can remember. 
Rational Rebel
Rational Rebel
As a spoken word artist, activist, writer and a philanthropist, Rational Rebel's mission is to tell stories that are hard to tell. 
Wes Ryan
Wes Ryan
Wes Ryan is a genre-mashing performance artist living in Peterborough, Ontario.