Paulina is a Toronto poet, producer, and artist educator. The Founder of Guerrilla of the Word Productions and the Words by the Water Collective, Paulina is influenced by her diverse descent and her work in multiple communities, bringing her passion to the page and the stage.
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Imagine this. Six black male poets from across North America, inside the St. Lawrence Centre in downtown Toronto, a stage decorated scarcely with a mic, mic stand, two Up From the Roots banners and DJ Manifest stage left, decked out with his Mac, two turntables and a mixer.
El Jones is one of the headliners for the upcoming Dwayne Morgan produced poetry series, When Sisters Speak. She is an energetic, outspoken activist, who addresses a lot of systemic race related issues in Canada.
Rarely do I get to sit down and chat with with my friends about their shows, so it was a stroke of bad luck that our writer was unable to do the interview, and good luck for me that I stepped in to talk to one of the hardest working men in Black Canadian show business; Dwayne Morgan about his 15th annual spoken word concert, When Brothers Speak.