Tanya Evanson’s Bio

Tanya Evanson

Credit: Reza Sal

Tanya Evanson is a Montreal poet, performer and director of Banff Centre Spoken Word. She has released three studio albums, six artist books of poetry, an award-winning videopoem and in 2013 received the Golden Beret Award and was Poet of Honour at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. She has performed extensively in North America and recent work includes guest editing Arc Poetry Magazine (Fall, 2015) and publication in Oratorealis, Cordite, Litlive, WomanSpeak, Where the Nights Are Twice As Long (Gooselane, 2015) and Great Black North – Contemporary African Canadian Poetry (Frontenac, 2013). In fall 2016, she launches her fourth album ZENSHIP with performances in Canada, England, Scotland, Australia and Indonesia.

Visit Tanya online at: mothertonguemedia.com

To listen to Tanya Evanson’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.