Hot Damn it’s a (Queer) Holiday Slam
December 7, 2020
Monday, December 7, 2020 at 8:30 PM EST
Join us this winter season on GDTV for more amazing queer poetry at our Hot Damn it’s a Holiday Slam show! Nothing gets the heart warmer than gathering around and listening to some tender spoken word The winner will get a $100 cash prize. Don’t feel like competing? Come share at the open mic! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/3L4ynwdZazf7VUKk9
We’re so excited to announce that this slam has the additional pleasure of being part of Glad Day’s Naked Hearts Festival! We thank both the Glad Day Bookshop and the Mississauga Arts Council for granting and sponsoring our shows. If you are 2SLGBTQPIA+, it doesn’t matter where you live, come, sign up, compete.
Get the Zoom link by registering on Eventbrite, through this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/…/holiday-slam-ft-shelia-j…
Meet our Feature: Sheila J Sadr (she/they) is a first generation Iranian-American poet, educator, and resident giraffe-enthusiast nuzzled somewhere along the Southern California coast. Sheila has had her work featured with the United Nations, Segerstrom Center of the Arts, House of Blues, Write About Now, Nat. Brut, Tinderbox Poetry, BOAAT, and many other gems. They took first place at the 2018 Jack Rabbit Poetry Slam and is a two time finalist for the Not A Cult Poetry Book contest, winning the second time around. Her debut book Birthday Girl is out now with Not A Cult Press. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Los Angeles, specializing in Trauma Psychology and serves as the Talent Director for The Definitive Soapbox family, one of LB’s longest running open mics that is now going on its eleventh year.
Find her on Instagram: @ohohsheilaa
You can purchase her book here: https://www.notacult.media/books/birthday