Author of In the Span of a Sunrise
Dionne Samuels performs her powerful, energetic poetry that reflects on modern day truths, realities of global politics, and the impact of colonization and capitalism on the destiny of a diverse hue-manity. In addition to her performance, Dionne presents thoughts on her writing process and the sources of her inspiration.
Dionne Samuels aka “Dionne The Bird Of Paradise” utilizes her art and platform to spread the word of Black unity and education to strengthen the ties within the Black community. She has recited poetry in Toronto for over twenty years and was the winner of a Toronto Poetry Slam Finale in 2015. Dionne recently published In the Span of a Sunrise and is currently working on an audio version of poems set to be released in March 2023.
A Burlington Lyrics & Poetry Festival presentation
AGE GROUP: | Adult |
EVENT TYPE: | Author Events |
TAGS: | M25 | lyricpoetry |
|Mon, Mar 20||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
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