Leonard Cohen Festival 2007  
Sheri-D Wilson

Sheri-D Wilson

The Mama of Dada - Sheri-D Wilson (poet, playwright, performer, film-maker, essayist, and educator) is Internationally renowned for her jazz infused performance style laced with a dangerous wit.

In 2005, she was invited to present her work in Ottawa as part of the Alberta Scene celebration to commemorate Alberta's 100 year centennial, and in 2006 she was honoured with Global TV's Woman of Vision award, the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Best Alberta Poetry Book of 2005, for her book Re:Zoom, and she was chosen 2006 and 2007 favorite writer by ffwd (peoples choice).

In 1989 Sheri-D studied at Naropa, The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado.  BEAT.  Sheri-D's unique experimental poetry shatters all conventions. In 2003 she won the title Heavyweight of Poetry, USA in a Bumbershoot Bout against the incredible Andrei Codrescu.



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