09. January 2018 - 19:00 till 21:00
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3-2-1 Indie Slam Finals ft. Nisha Patel | The Nook Cafe | Tuesday, 09. January 2018

The Finals of the 3-2-1 Indie Slam will feature the top two poets from each qualifying slam. The top poet from this round will be selected to compete at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam 2018, taking place in Vancouver in April, alongside other national poets.

The Slam will also feature the 2016 Indie Slam Champion, Nisha Patel. Nisha Patel is an Indo-Canadian spoken word poetry artist, public speaker, and writer in Edmonton, Alberta. She took 4th place in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam 2017. She is also a Canadian Festival of Spoken Word semi-finalist, and a three-time member of the Edmonton Slam Team. She has performed across the city and country at the Saskatchewan Festival of Words, Verses Festival of Words, Next Fest, and Heart of the City Festivals. Her work speaks to themes of race & feminism, mental illness, and identity. Her work has been published in a collection of poems called "Water" and she is currently working on a new book of poetry that she aims to publish in 2018.

There may be a change in venue. We will keep you posted as we get more information!