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And the winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret award is Penn Kemp. This award is given out to "a pioneer of spoken word poetry in Canada-to honour a Canadian spoken word artist who has made a ...

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The winners of top poetry awards were announced earlier this month at the 48th annual League of Canadian Poets Poetry Festival and Conference in Toronto. ... ( Biblioasis). Bill Bissett won the Sheri- D Wilson Golden Beret Award for his influence on Canadian spoken word. Newspapers in English Newspapers from Canada. PressReader. Work with us ...

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Morgan is a 2021 finalist for the Toronto Arts Foundation Margo Bindhart and Rita Davies Award for Cultural Leadership, the 2018 winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Career Achievement in the Spoken Word, a 2016 finalist for the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts, and in 2013, Morgan was inducted into the Scarborough ...

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Finally, the finalists for the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Spoken Word, which is presented in conjunction with the Calgary Spoken Word Society, and which honours "a Canadian artist who ...

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The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award is an annual literary prize crafted specifically to highlight the unique strengths and values of spoken word poetry. The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award honours an established Canadian poet with a history of achievement and performance in spoken word.

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RC is the winner of the 2016 Sheri D Wilson Golden Beret Award and the 2012 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion. RC has worked in the broadcast industry since 1986 and been head of commercial production for Corus Entertainment since 2002 where he has voiced and produced hundreds of radio commercials for local, regional and national clients.

Past Award Winners – League of Canadian Poets

2019 Award Winners. The League of Canadian Poets is proud to announce the winners of our annual awards: the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Raymond Souster Award, and the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award.These awards are given in recognition of incredible talents in Canadian poetry.

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Morgan is a 2017 finalist for the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Spoken Word, and a 2016 finalist for the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Renaissance Planet Africa Award for Career Achievement, and was acknowledged by the Ontario Black History Society as a ...

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Jillian Christmas wins Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award from the League of Canadian Poets. By Arsenal Pulp May 07, 2021.

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The League of Canadian Poets has revealed the finalists for its series of annual poetry awards. The league also named Vancouver spoken word artist R.C. Weslowski the winner of its Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. Each $1,000 prize will be presented at a ceremony on June 18 during the Canadian Writers' Summit in Toronto.

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The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award is for spoken word poetry. It went to Jillian Christmas, the Vancouver-based former artistic director of the Verses Festival of Words.

2017 AWARD WINNERS – League of Canadian Poets

Sheri-D Wilson accepts her own award, the Golden Beret Award, on behalf of d'bi.young anitafrika. We were so excited to have Sheri-D Wilson with us to present her own award, the Golden Beret Award for spoken word. The 2017 winner of the award was d'bi.young anitafrika, whom Sheri-D first encountered in a mentorship program during which she ...

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The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award, an annual lifetime achievement award for spoken word, was created by Sheri-D Wilson—a pioneer of spoken word poetry in Canada—to honour a Canadian spoken word artist who has made a substantial contribution to the development of spoken word, through the originality and excellence of his or her own ...

Jillian Christmas - Wikipedia

Jillian Christmas is a Canadian poet from Vancouver, British Columbia. She is most noted as the 2021 winner of the League of Canadian Poets' Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for spoken word poetry. Her published debut collection, The Gospel of Breaking, was also a shortlisted finalist for both the Gerald Lampert Award and the Pat Lowther Award in the same year.

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Authors & Headliners | Edmonton Poetry Festival

Jillian has performed and facilitated workshops across North America. She is the winner of the Writers Trust of Canada 2021 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers, and winner of the League of Canadian Poets 2021 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret …

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The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award is an annual literary prize crafted specifically to highlight the unique strengths and values of spoken word poetry. The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award honours an established Canadian poet with a history of achievement and performance in spoken word. The award carries a $2000 prize, and is sponsored by ...

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The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, Pat Lowther Memorial Award, Raymond Souster Award and Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award, each worth $2,000, celebrate the best in Canadian poetry.

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Poet Laureate Emeritus of Calgary, 2018 - 2020. Sheri-D Wilson (aka Mama of Dada) is the award-winning author of 13 books, creator of 4 short films, and 4 albums, which combine music and poetry.. Known for her electric performance-style and surrealist perspective, she is a favourite of festivals around the world - Canada, USA, UK, France, Spain, Belgium, Mexico, and South …

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It also names its annual award for spoken word artists The Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. Wilson is also renown as a performer who has graced stages around the world — from London to Mexico City to …

Shortlists for the 2015 League of Canadian Poets Awards ...

Congratulations to Penn Kemp on winning the 2015 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. The winners for the rest of the awards will be announced at the LCP Annual Poetry Festival and Conference in Winnipeg on May 30th. To learn more about the awards and to view a full list of the this year's nominees, please visit poets.ca.

League of Canadian Poets Announces 2018 Shortlists with ...

Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Spoken Word Established 2007, $2,000. Honours a Canadian spoken word artist who has made a substantial contribution to the development of spoken word, through the originality and excellence of his or her own writing/performance works, and through involvement in—and contributions to—the expansion …

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Morgan is a 2021 finalist for the Toronto Arts Foundation Margo Bindhart and Rita Davies Award for Cultural Leadership, the 2018 winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Career Achievement in the Spoken Word, a 2016 finalist for the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts, and in 2013, Morgan was inducted into the Scarborough ...

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Sheri-D Wilson, aka Mama of Dada, is the award-winning author and creator of 13 books, 4 short films, and 4 albums which combine music and poetry. High Priestess of Spoken Word in Canada, Sheri-D is an international artist known for her electric performance-style, making her a favorite of festivals around the world.

League of Canadian Poets announces 2021 awards winners ...

Jillian Christmas is the winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. The $2,000 prize is awarded annually to an established Canadian poet with a history of achievement in spoken word. Christmas is the former artistic …

League of Canadian Poets announces 2018 awards longlists ...

All three awards are bestowed for books published in the previous year and come with a cash prize of $1,000. The shortlists for the awards, as well as the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Spoken Word (presented in partnership with Calgary Spoken Word Society) will be announced April 30.

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About | RC Weslowski

RC Weslowski is the 2016 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret award winner for excellence and innovation in spoken word. He's a 2 time World Cup of Poetry Slam Finalist, A Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion, A Canadian Festival of Spoken Word Haiku Champion, A CFSW Underground Indie Champion, A CFSW Team Slam Champion, an NPS Haiku Death …