June 12, 2024 (Zoom): Poetry and Pride open mic and reading

Poetry & Pride Night

Join the League for our annual Poetry and Pride night, a reading and open mic celebrating LGBTQI2S+ poets!

Open mic: All are welcome to attend this event, but the open mic is reserved for poets who identify as LGBTQI2S+. Poets do not need to be members of the League to read. First-come, first-served open mic signup will take place at the start of the event.

This event will not be recorded.

Registration is required.

June 12, 2024 | 7:30pm ET



Peace Akintade-Oluwagbeye

Peace Akintade-Oluwagbeye is an African-Canadian Interdisciplinary poet, public speaker, chorus-poem playwright, and thespian residing in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. Organically from Yorubaland Nigeria, Peace explores the intersectionality of the artist community from an explorer's perspective, dipping her honey-stained fingers into poetry, dance, performance art, critical research, and the theatre world. Her poems express her undying love for ironic justice, motivational banter, the dimmed light of Africa’s internal dilemma, and the trouble of cultural barriers.

Recipient of the 2022 RBC SaskArts Emerging Artist Award and the 2023 Platinum Jubilee Queen's Medal. Saskatchewan 2020-2021 Youth Poet Laureate and 2022 -2023 READSaskatoon Poet Laureate.

Photo by Melissa Weir.