Join PSN for the final event of the fourth annual Edmonton Israeli Apartheid Week, with Palestinian-American poet Remi Kanazi. Remi will headline at Rouge Lounge following the Breath in Poetry poetry slam, which gets under way at 8:00 pm at Rouge. See you all there!
A night of poetry with Palestinian-American poet Remi Kanazi
Tuesday, March 13 (9:00 – 11:00 pm)
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Join us at Rouge Lounge for the closing event of Israeli Apartheid Week 2012: a special night of poetry at Rouge Lounge, featuring acclaimed Palestinian-American poet Remi Kanazi.
Sorry, no minors.
Presented in collaboration with the Breath in Poetry Collective
About Remi Kanazi:
Remi Kanazi is a Palestinian-American poet, writer, and activist based in New York City. He is the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al isser Group, 2008). His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including Al Jazeera English, GRITtv with Laura Flanders, and BBC Radio. His poetry has taken him across North America, the UK, and the Middle East, and he recently appeared in the Palestine Festival of Literature as well as Poetry International. He is a recurring writer in residence and advisory board member for the Palestine Writing Workshop.
Remi is the author of the long-awaited collection Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine, a diverse mix of unabashed resistance poems. Laced with searing indictments of occupation, ethnic cleansing, and war, Remi tackles some of the most important issues facing the world today. The collection also includes forty-eight three-line poems for Palestine and a full-length spoken word poetry CD.
You can find out more about Remi and Poetic Injustice at poeticinjustice.net.