AWARDS

The pen is not the vessel - you are. 


  • Canada Council for the Arts - Capacity Building Initiative (2014) 
  • Shortlisted for Room Magazine's annual writing contest (2014) 
  • ArtReach Toronto - Youth Engagement Grant (2014) 
  • Canada Arts Council - Inter-Arts Travel Grant (2013)
  • Engaging Girls, Changing Communities, York University (2013)
  • Finalist – Toronto Arts Foundation, BMO Seed Fund Award (2013)
  • Finalist - #Why Youth Blogging Competition, Plan India + Asian Youth Forum (2013)  
  • National Slam Champion – Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (2012)
  • Finalist – Toronto International Poetry Slam (2012)
  • Canada Arts Council – Travel Grant To Professional Writers (2012)
  • Toronto Arts Council – Writer’s Grant (2012)
  • Ryerson University Creative Grant (2012)
  • Finalist – Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (2011)
  • Ontario Arts Council – Word of Mouth (2011, 2012)


Photo by Imad Elsheikh