Wakefield Brewster

Watch Wakefield Brewster read his poem LITERACY

See the text of LITERACY in its own post.


Wakefield Brewster, with his hands together and dressed in black (including a beanie) and a thin gold chain, standing in front of a red background

In January 1999, Wakefield Brewster stepped onto his first stage as a Poet and Spoken Word Artist. Today, he is known as one of Canada’s most powerful Professional Performance Poets. In April 2022, he became the sixth Poet Laureate of Calgary, as well, the first Black Poet Laureate of Calgary, ever. [provided in April 2023]

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