2016 Burlington Slam Project Team

Tomy Bewick

Tomy Bewick is a full time construction professional who has been writing and performing original works for over a decade. Having competed on national and international poetry slam stages and found himself a finalist on multiple occasions, Tomy founded the Burlington Slam Project in 2008 as a means to share the opportunities he found for himself, with others who might need, appreciate, or desire more from their art. Tomy has featured across Canada, self-published a couple books of poetry, released a few CD’s of his spoken word and continues to produce commissioned works for clients and community partners alike. In hopes that those looking will find their voice; Tomy continues to volunteer time to run writing workshops for youth in transitional housing and Burlington’s libraries. More info about his ventures can be found at www.omre.ca

Korey with a K

Korey with a K is a writer, poet, 2nd time member of BSP’s National team, performer, actor social activist, ultimate frisbee enthusiast, improv coach and founder of Open Improv 5-Ever, public speaker, lover and recovering crazy person. An advocate for positive mental health, Korey hopes to add insight and humour into what he offers on the stage, in his home, and amongst his peers. Korey wants you to know his name starts with a K… it’s very important.

Matt. Miller aka Lip Balm

Matt. Miller aka “Lip Balm” is the Artistic Director of WE FLIP TABLES! 2014 Canadian Poetry Slam Champion. 3-time Canadian Representative at the National Poetry Slam. Retired Beer League Baseball Player. One-time Worm Picker. Former Salmon Derby Co-ordinator. Spent a summer Rabbit Breeding. This is the three-minute roller-emotion-story-coaster. wefliptables.ca

Sebastian

Sebastian is a poet from Hamilton, Ontario. He has degrees in English literature and Education and works in a gas station. Sebastian went to his first poetry slam in 2015 and has since then become a happy regular at the Burlington Slam Project who is super excited to represent this community.

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