Performance is something that is hard for some authors. Yet we want to get the word out about our work. CaRWA welcomes a consummate performer of the written word, Mel Vee. She’s going to help us with our own performances.
Mel Vee mesmerizes, captivates and incites with her spoken word. She is a passionate advocate for the power of narrative to heal and liberate. Mel Vee knows we are the gift we have been seeking and works to inspire redemption, thoughtfulness, contemplation and joy through her work. She was a member of Calgary’s 2017 slam team, semi-finalists at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, co-founding member of the Uproot YYC collective, a grassroots arts collective dedicated to uplifting Artists of Colour and is a co-host for the anti-racist podcast, The Unlearning Channel.
If I was in prison, people would stop calling me, and I could write all day long.