Some superb performers wowed and warmed audiences at the South-North Griots Summit over the weekend (May 28 – 31) at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. One of the standout acts was Shauntay Grant, the 2009 – 2011 Poet Laureate of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
A couple of years ago I wrote an article that featured Shauntay Grant. I had interviewed her via phone, so it was a pleasure meeting her in the flesh.
Black Poets Laureate Article