Hosting poetry competitions!

Brendan McLeod is a former Canadian SLAM poetry champion and Word Runner-up. He was the 2012 Poet of Honour at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word and the 2015 Poet of Honour at the Victoria Spoken Word Festival. He has taught spoken word at Langara College, and is an active youth arts educator with many organizations across the country, including the Vancouver Biennale and the Alberta Writer’s Guild. A sought after host for his comedic timing, passion and energy, he has been hosting poetry slams for over a decade.

Note that Andre Prefontaine is the spoken word artist who wrote and performed his amazing poem What are we fighting for? in the NEW clip Prologue commissioned to express the passion for the ARTS that drives us all.


“Best two hours of high school, and I’ve been here almost 4 years.”
- Student, Reynolds Secondary, Victoria