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Poet, Educator, Instigator

Modus Operandi

Humanity + Authenticity + Inclusion + Ceremony + Surrealism


Love conquers all: let us too yield to love

Sheri-D Reading in Spring Reading: 9 by 7

Featured image of Calgary Spoken Word Society present 9 by 7 on May 30
Hosted by Weyman Chan, the Calgary Spoken Word Society & the Writers' Guild of Alberta present a Spring Reading: 9 BY 7 feat. Sheri-D Wilson and friends.
Sheri-D Wilson DPU Honourary Degree

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Bob Holman

Poet, founder of the Bowery Poetry Club

Language is the essence of being human
Poetry is the essence of language
And Sheri-D Wilson is the essence of essence

Anne Waldman

Poet, writer, performer, collaborator, professor

Fasten your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen: here’s action poet Sheri-D Wilson dancing her way onto the page with rawness and rage.

Lorna Crozier

Poet, Governor General’s Award winner

Books, books, books—why won’t they leave me alone? I can’t sleep because I have too many books, I can’t make love, I can’t eat, I can’t move to a smaller house because I have too many books. If the megathrust earthquake strikes the West Coast, I’ll be flattened by falling books.

Kerry Clare

49th Shelf

Sheri-D Wilson turns language on its head, exuberantly coining new words that seem absolutely necessary-like arborolatry (a great word for idolizing trees). Her mastery of sound is hypnotic.

San Francisco Examiner


Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen . . . genetically tinker with these Canadians and add a chromosome of Patti Smith and a double-helix strand from Jim Carroll. . . you have Sheri-D Wilson.

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