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Spoken Word and Mental Health: Writing to Survive

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Spoken Word & Mental Health - Writing to Survive

A workshop by Kay Kassirer
1506 Quantum-Nano Centre, UW

Join us at an inner journey of validation as we write about the struggles and traumas we have faced. Learn more about yourself and your mental health as Kay leads us in a series of writing exercises. Come prepared to hear some heavy stories, and share your own if you'd like. All skill levels welcome.

About the facilitator:
Kay Kassirer is a Toronto based spoken word poet and activist. They use their poetry to tell stories, educate people, and heal. Kay can be found leading workshops, frequenting poetry slams, or stuck in a tree. Kay was a member of the 2015 Toronto Poetry Slam Team and made it to final stage at the 2016 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam. Kay came in 2nd at Capturing Fire 2016, the International Queer Poetry Slam, and continues to travel the world with their words. Kay has a chapbook published by We Flip Tables Press entitled Confessions of a Queer.

http://kaykassirer.com/