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The bi-weekly poetry podcast for everyone. Pen and Poet is part interview, part poetry reading. From spoken word to traditional and everyone in between. 

Jan 2, 2020

Bassam was a rapper, then page poet, then spoken word artist from Toronto, and is now the National Director for speakNORTH, formerly Spoken Word Canada. They are the National Poetry Slam Champion at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in 2016 with the Guelph (pronounce Gwealth) Poetry Slam team, Canadian Individual Poetry Slam finalist in 2017, and has two books out by Swimming with Elephants Publications “disaster in die * an overdose sunrise” and “bliss in die / unbinging the underglow” and a collection through GenZ Publishing “_nil:/per.OS: seppuku|smiles & songs for sarah”, and a proud Auntie.