Alessandra Naccarato

Alessandra Naccarato is writer and spoken word artist living on the traditional territories of the Saanich, Cowichan, and Chemainus First Nations (Salt Spring Island). Her poetry has received the Bronwen Wallace Award from the Writer’s Trust of Canada the CBC Poetry Prize, and been widely published across Canada and the United states. She has toured nationally and internationally as a spoken word poet, worked with thousands of youth across the country, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.