Poetry Readings

– The Art of Nature –

A Virtual Poetry Open Mic

with Tiny Seed Literary Journal’s Seasonal

Featured Poet:

Michelle Sylliboy

October 1, 2020 at 6pm EST on ZOOM

Please join us in kicking off this celebratory month with Michelle Sylliboy, a Mi’kmaq/L’nu artist/author – reading poems from her collection of photography and L’nuk hieroglyphic poetry, Kiskajeyi—I Am Ready

How do I register to attend? (and not read at the Open Mic)

  • Please register to attend here!  We will email you the link and password to the Open Mic event.

How do I register to attend and be a part of the Open Mic? 

  • All published Tiny Seed Poets are welcome to share one poem during the event. If you would like to read your work at the Open Mic, please register to be included in the name drawing the night of the event, here! Because of limited time, we will only be drawing 3 names from the hat and are limiting the reading time to 2-3 minutes max. 

The attendee living the farthest from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia will get a free, signed copy of Michelle’s book Kiskajeyi—I Am Ready .The winner of the book will be announced at the end of the event.

Near the end of the Open Mic, we will have time for Q&A. Do you have a question for Michelle about her work, her background, or any other topic? Please provide your questions to Michelle in your registration form.

October 1, is “Treaty Day” and marks the beginning of  Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Donald Marshall. The purpose of Treaty Day is to promote public awareness about the Mi’kmaw culture and heritage for all Nova Scotians.