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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