Poetry and Politics: A Performance by Liana Cusmano (aka BiCurious George)
Poetry and Politics: A Performance by Liana Cusmano – Books and Biscotti Literary Series.
Join Liana Cusmano (aka BiCurious George) for a Books and Biscotti event on October 18th at 12 p.m. EST. Liana will perform spoken word poems, read excerpts from a forthcoming novel, and share stories about making biscotti with Nonna V.
Born and raised in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke, Liana Cusmano (they/them) is a writer, filmmaker, spoken word artist and arts educator who works in English, French and Italian. A graduate of McGill University, Liana is the 2018 and 2019 Montreal Slam Champion, runner up in the 2019 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championship, and a participant in the 2019 Spoken Word Residency Program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Liana Cusmano wrote and directed the film Matters of Great Unimportance. They also wrote the film script for La Femme Finale, screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Liana Cusmano is editor-at-large at Accenti Magazine www.accenti.ca. Watch “A Poem About My Grandmother.”
Liana is interviewed in the documentary Creative Spaces: Queer and Italian Canadian
Liana Cusmano is a proud member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, the League of Canadian Poets, the Quebec Writers’ Federation and the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW).
This event is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC). Thanks to AICW and Accenti.
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