Tuesday, February 26, 2013 – 7:00pm until 9:00pm EST
Sheniz Janmohamed: With over 100 performances under her belt, Sheniz Janmohamed has performed at a variety of events including the TedXYouth Conference in Toronto (2010) and the Indian Summer Festival in Vancouver (2012) to name a few. Her book, Bleeding Light, a collection of ghazals in English, has received international praise and has been taught in numerous Canadian academic institutions including York University and the University of Toronto. Her experience in the art of spoken word spans over 8 years and she teaches spoken word in schools across Toronto. Her initiative, Ignite Poets, has traveled as far as Kenya to develop the international spoken word scene and to give a voice to new young talent. Last month, she traveled to India to read at the prestigious Jaipur Literature Festival.