Samantha Fitzpatrick is a self-proclaimed “cluttered mind and over-thinker”. Despite her beginnings in spoken word and slam poetry, she has recently “found solace in minimalism”.
Daze Jefferies is a poet, experimental musician and academic living in St. John’s, NL. Her work explores the intersections of folklore, health and gender among two particular populations, trans people and sex workers.
Spoken Word St. John’s is celebrating its 2-year anniversary this Sunday, and you can be a part of the poetry party. Join them at 7:30 PM @ The Ship Pub.
Walter Mackey is a 20-something year old writer from a small town in rural Newfoundland of approximately 30 people. He has to tell people from town he’s from Splash ‘n’ Putt because they don’t know where Culls Harbour is located.
By popular query and polite demand we are now opening up submissions for poetry and short fiction selections on the Secret East webzine, and we’re quite excited to crack the floodgates for all you delightful wordsmiths.
“The big thing about anyone who wants to be an artist, or a poet, or a writer is that you can’t just be that one thing,” says Bolduc, “You have to find creative ways to keep doing what you love to do. In the midst of a changing atmosphere within your medium.”
Secret East TV has teamed up with Spoken Word St. John’s to offer a capture of the poetry and performance of Riley Palanca in our first Spoken Word at the Log Cabin session. We’ve combined a video feature with three pieces of audio, and the accompaniment of a written profile, courtesy of contributor Russell Cochrane.