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March 19, 2021

Poetry Launch - Carla Harris: Obtain No Proof

Hosted by Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization

From her first chapbook, Obtain No Proof, with the Dis/Ability Series of Frog Hollow Press, Regina, Saskatchewan based writer Carla Harris will share the evening with special guests, Tara Dawn Solheim and Tea Gerbeza.

Carla Harris (she/they) is a disabled queer writer, performer and interdisciplinary artist from Treaty 4 territory, living in Regina Saskatchewan. Rooted in music, theatre, spoken word and performance poetry, she is a nap champion. Carla writes to explore and better understand her lived experience, and is currently working on a larger collection of creative non-fiction poetics. @CdnShieldCarla

Tara Dawn Solheim (she/her) works across genres, her original creations integrate poetry and melody in performance. Tara Dawn spent a year in the UK and later five years in Japan where she performed extensively and wrote for a number of music groups. Her experiences have led her to explore the physicality of the voice. She is currently working on a new collection of performance poetry pieces.

Tea Gerbeza (she/her) is a disabled poet and paper quilling artist based in Treaty 6 territory (Saskatoon, SK). She is a current MFA in Writing candidate at the University of Saskatchewan and holds a MA in English & Creative Writing from the University of Regina. Tea’s poetry has most recently appeared in Spring, antilang., and We Are One: Poems From the Pandemic. Her poems have won an Honourable Mention in the 2019 Short Grain Contest. Tea’s paper art can be found at @teaandpaperdesigns. 

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Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization

Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. is Saskatchewan's first and only not for profit disability-led disability arts organization based in Regina. Listen to Dis Community Arts Organization Inc. is a non-profit organization that equips and enables people with disabilities to create and participate in art, for the betterment of their health, for recreation, and for the development of themselves as emerging and professional artists.