spoken word

Storytelling and being heard: Indigenous Poet Billie the Kid discusses storytelling through spoken word poetry

Billie Kearns, Sci ’19, commonly known as Billie the Kid, is a K’ai Taile Dené and Nehiyaw spoken word poet and storyteller.Continue...

Queen’s Poetry Slam returns full force

Run monthly, Queen’s Poetry Slam invites one and all to share their spoken word poetry in a scored competition. There are two rounds, allowing each poet three minutes for the chance to show off their best couplets and metaphors.Continue...

Spoken word artist opens up conversation about blackface

In 2005, a white Queen’s student painted her face black for a “Miss Ethiopia” Halloween costume.Continue...