Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Derrick Brown from L.A.

TPS is back with a spoken word legend!

Derrick Brown is making his Toronto Poetry Slam debut on April 15 and you'll want to check out the incredible poetry from the founder of Write Bloody Publishing.

Hosted by Rahul 

As always doors at 7 signup for slam or open mic 730
Show at 8
$7 cover. All ages.

Limited seating so if you're late, you'll be standing (if we don't sell out, which we often do)

Bio of feature poet:
Derrick C. Brown is a novelist, comedian, poet, and storyteller. He is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of The Year award for Poetry. He is a former Paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne and is the owner and president of Write Bloody Publishing, which Forbes and Filter Magazine call “ of the best independent poetry presses in the country.” He is the author of eight books of poetry and three children’s books. The New York Times calls his work, “...a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking, beautiful power of words.” He lives in Los Angeles, California.


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Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Derrick Brown from L.A.

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