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Poet of the Month: Lishai Peel

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SPEAKout Poetry presents Lishai Peel, an important figure working in the city’s arts community. In recognition of Lishai as our Poet of the Month for March, SPEAKout asked her the following questions: You have been working... read more

Open Mic Poetry Night


The year took off to a brand new start as SPEAKout Poetry hosted its first ever open-mic poetry night. On a very cold Friday, February 1st many brave souls came... read more

Girl, you’re it!


  When filmmaker Evan Grae Davis stepped behind the camera in India to shoot a documentary on the country’s human trafficking industry he and his crew discovered a disturbing reality... read more

Have Your Voice Heard!


Coming to Toronto this Saturday, November 17th is a spoken word poetry slam fundraiser for Kids Help Phone. Dubbed “Have Your Voice Heard” this goodwill initiative is a brainchild school... read more

Human Trafficking


Once upon a time, in the summer of year 1791, August 23rd to be exact, an uprising took place. This revolt was nothing ordinary. On an island in what are now... read more