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NISHA PATEL

City of Edmonton Poet Laureate 

Edmonton, Alberta

Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion 

ABOUT NISHA

Nisha is an Indo-Canadian poet, artist, and public speaker in Edmonton, Alberta. She is the current Poet Laureate for the City of Edmonton. She is also the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion, the 2019 Edmonton Slam Champion, and the Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. 

 

Her new chapbook "I See You" is available now on the "I See You" tour. Her first collection will be forthcoming with NeWest Press. 
 

She is the author of "Limited Success" and co-author of "Water".

Nisha holds a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Alberta school of Business with a major in Business Economics and Law, a minor in Political Science, and a Certificate in Leadership.  

WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU

  • Performance

  • Workshops (writing, performance, storytelling) 

  • Public Speaking (poetry, politics, mental health)

  • Commissions

  • Mentorship ​& Coaching

  • Other Writing 

 
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BOOKING INQUIRIES & CONTACT

Please get in touch to discuss performance rates, commissions & speaking engagements, charitable or volunteer gigs, or general information about my work. All requests will be considered & negotiable. Please note that all commissions will require a minimum of three weeks notice, or a rush fee may be applicable.

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