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Interview with Nisha Patel

Interview with Nisha Patel

Nisha Patel is an award-winning Indo-Canadian poet & artist. She is the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion, the Edmonton Slam Champion, and a recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award. She is also the Festival Producer of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Her work has been published in a collection of poems called "Water" and a solo chapbook “Limited Success” through Glass Buffalo Publishing. She has performed across Canada and the world, sharing her work on multiple tours and international features. Her poetry speaks to themes of race, feminism, and identity, focusing strongly on her struggles and triumphs as a woman of colour. She is a proud member of the Breath in Poetry Collective and a graduate of the Alberta School of Business, and works to further her goal of building a stronger artistic community through living in her truth. You can find out more about her at nishapatel.ca.Website: nishapatel.caTwitter: @anothernishaInstagram: @anothernishaFacebook: www.facebook.com/anothernisha

Duration: 34 min

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