Sheri-D Wilson

Internationally known Spoken Word Artist Sheri-D Wilson has 9 collections of poetry – most recently – Open Letter: Woman against Violence against Women, following Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe – 5 plays, 2 CDs, 4 Video-Poems, & 1 ballet for Ballet BC. She also edited the celebrated, The Spoken Word Workbook: inspiration from poets who teach.

Recipient of: 2013 CBC Top 10 Poets in Canada · 2006 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry · 2005 SpoCan Poet of Honour · People’s Choice · 2006 Woman of Vision · 5 Rosies · 2003 USA Heavyweight Title · 5 Jessie Nominations · Ace Award · Nominated The Canadian Author Who Would Make The Best LOVER!

Featured in Chatelaine Magazine, a regular on CBC, a Ted-Talk, and the subject of a half-hour documentary Heart of a Poet, et cetera. Of the beat tradition, in 1989 she studied at Naropa University (Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics).

Artistic Director—The Calgary Spoken Word Festival (2003-present)
Founder & Director—Spoken Word Program @ Banff Centre (2005-2012)