“Grand Slam Champ of this year’s Toronto Poetry Slam, Spin El Poeta demonstrates why he deserves the title. Spin’s words are fueled with knowledge, honesty, and a vision for revolution.” - Ana Leal Cornejo
SPIN El Poeta is a seasoned spoken word artist with national, provincial and local slam poetry championships under his belt. He is a long time youth advocate, arts educator, former refugee and proprietor of the One Mic Educators arts enterprise. Though his art and enterprise SPIN has donated thousands of crowdsourced dollars to grassroots causes. He has also paid out thousands of dollars to racialized artists across Turtle Island through his LA3 Raza Open Mic series. His words have been published and digitized by the League of Canadian Poets, The Forgiveness Project, Toronto Poetry Slam and the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam.