A Virtual Speak Truth ft. Cassandra Myers

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Kwantlen Poetry Project Events usually take place on the unceded and traditional lands of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Tsawwassen, Kwikwetlem, Stó:lö, Musqueam, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen and Qayqayt. Despite us not gathering in the usual way, this must be acknowledged still.

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we know social isolation is hard. We want to stay connected. Our events continue online. There will be a link given to those on the attending list on the day of the event. We will meet via Zoom. Please be patient as we’re still navigating the world of online events.

Come witness the brilliance of our feature poet or sign up for one of our 12 open mic spots.

Cassandra Myers (they/she) is a queer, trans, crip, mad, South Asian-Italian, from Tkoronto, Ontario. Cassandra has performed her poetry across Turtle Island and has received the Best Poet Award at CUPSI. A Masters of Social Work Candidate at York University, Cassandra is an arts-educator, crisis intervention counsellor, and youth worker. A Pink Door fellow, her work can be found in Overheard Press, ARC Poetry Magazine, and others. They love thrifting, cheese, and hopping fences. Find them on instagram @myers.cass.