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Best of Calgary’s 2019 Best Author/Poet

Best Author/Poet: Sheri-D Wilson | Best of Calgary
After 3 months of nominations and fan voting, Sheri-D Wilson was recently selected as Best of Calgary's 2019 Best Author/Poet!

Calgary Herald Review: New play paints famous artist in loving light

Calgary Herald Preview: Lifelong obsession leads to A Love Letter to Emily C
A Love Letter to Emily C is a gentle, endearing homage to Emily Carr, the Canadian painter, and writer whose work was inspired by the Indigenous people.

Avenue Magazine Preview of A Love Letter to Emily C

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Spoken word, dance, art and a mischievous monkey collide in the new show about Emily Carr. A Love Letter to Emily C runs May 4 to 11.

Calgary Herald Preview of A Love Letter to Emily C

Calgary Herald Preview: Lifelong obsession leads to A Love Letter to Emily C
On May 5 at 2 p.m., Wedlidi will join Wilson and facilitator Patti Pon, president and CEO of Calgary Arts Development, in The Big Secret Theatre for a talk.

Special of ‘A Love Letter to Emily C’ on Global Calgary 

Logo of Global Calgary - A Love Letter to Emily C
Catch Global Calgary TONIGHT after 6:00pm for a special on the play 'A Love Letter to Emily C' by Sheri-D Wilson!

the YYScene: Top picks for getting out May 2 – 8

the YYScene - Calgary's Go-To Guide to Getting Out | Sheri-D Wilson
the YYScene Saturday: Handsome Alice Theatre presents A Love Letter to Emily C by Calgary’s poet laureate Sheri-D Wilson in the evening.

Canada.com Preview of “A Love Letter to Emily C”

O Canada - Preview of A Love Letter to Emily C
A Love Letter to Emily C receives its premiere courtesy of Calgary’s Handsome Alice Theatre at the Arts Commons Big Secret Theatre May 4-11.

New DRAGON ROUGE single: “the colour of ruby”

Sheri-D Wilson - Dragon Rouge Single - Colour of Ruby
Sheri-D Wilson recently released the single "the colour of ruby" from the album Dragon Rouge, out on CD Baby. Listen to the track on YouTube or the website.

Beatroute Preview of “A Love Letter to Emily C”

Beatroute Preview of 'A Love Letter to Emily C'
The play, called Love Letter To Emily C, is largely based on Carr’s endless stream of letters reflecting her epiphanies, good and bad... runs from May 4-11.

Handsome Alice Theatre presents “A Love Letter to Emily C” by Sheri-D Wilson

Post of A Love Letter to Emily C | Sheri-D Wilson
Running May 4 - 11, 2019, at Big Secret Theatre, A Love Letter to Emily C, explores the life and times of Canadian icon and artist Emily Carr.

New Year’s Eve in Downtown Calgary

Ring in the New Year with Sheri-D Wilson
Come ring in the new year with Sheri-D! She will be reading at both the Central Library Dance Party and Olympic Plaza Skating Party on December 31!

Handsome Alice Theatre: “A Love Letter to Emily C”

A Love Letter to Emily C | Sheri-D Wilson
Between May 3-11, 2019, Handsome Alice Theatre presents, A Love Letter to Emily C, by Sheri-D Wilson, at Big Secret Theatre.

Poet Laureate of Calgary

Sheri-D Wilson | Calgary Poet Laureate
The Calgary Poet Laureate is intended to be an artistic ambassador for Calgary, presenting at civic events and producing literary work that reflects our city and its citizens. Sheri-D Wilson’ tenure as Poet Laureate of Calgary will be from 2018 – 2020.

Honorary Degree – Doctor of Letters

KPU awarded Sheri-D Wilson an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters
KPU (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) awarded Sheri-D with an honorary degree! She was thrilled to receive the honor of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa).

“The Book of Sensations” Review

The Book of Sensations | Sheri-D Wilson
With fine-tuned vocabulary, far-reaching observation, and the dream-vision of the surrealist eye, Sheri-D delves into the personal and the universal, the everyday and the mythical in The Book of Sensations.

Best Author/Poet, Winner – Best of Calgary 2017

2017 Best of Calgary Winner - Sheri-D Wilson
Best of Calgary 2017 awarded Sheri-D Wilson the Winner of BEST AUTHOR/POET!

“Dragon Rouge” Review

Dragon Rouge | Sheri-D Wilson
"Magic is no stranger to Calgary’s Sheri-D Wilson, another Verses Festival poet. A formative influence on Canada’s spoken-word scene." - Georgia Straight