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Arc Poetry Magazine’s Spoken Word Issue

Arc’s new special issue features work from spoken word artists and critical essays on the craft of spoken word.

Curated by Tanya Evanson—Montreal-based poet, performer, and director of the Spoken Word program at The Banff Centre—this vocal issue of Arc Poetry Magazine includes:

  • spoken word poems from Lillian Allen, RC Weslowski, and Moe Clark;
  • essays on the art and history of spoken word in Canada from George Elliott Clarke, Alexandra Oliver, and Sheri-D Wilson; and,
  • portraits of spoken word performers by visual artist and performer Komi Olaf.
Check out the print issue on newsstands or through subscription, and listen to the supplementary online content.*



*Online content will be available October 23rd, prior to the issue launch on October 26th, 2015. Here early? Check out the teaser poem, RC Weslowki’s If Language is a Virus.