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#NPM18: ToF ft. PENN KEMP
April 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$6 - $10
Tongues of Fire is our twice monthly spoken word open mic. You’ll hear 5-minute sets from 12 local performers, plus a feature set. Sign-up opens at 7:30 pm (first come first served); show starts at 8 pm. $6-10 sliding scale (cash only).
FEATURING: Penn Kemp
Poet, performer and playwright Penn Kemp has been celebrated as a trailblazer since her first publication of poetry by Coach House (1972), and a “one-woman literary industry”. She was London’s inaugural Poet Laureate and Western’s Writer-in-Residence as well as the League of Canadian Poets’ Spoken Word Artist, 2015. Kemp has been a keen participant in Canada’s cultural life with thirty books of poetry, prose and drama; seven plays and ten CDs produced as well as several award-winning videopoems. See www.canpoetry.library.utor