One of my projects as a Board Member of the Quebec Writers Federation:
Black Writers Out Loud the 1st in a series of online events celebrating Black literary arts in QC. Join host Deborah Forde in conversation with Diane Roberts, Tali Taliwah (Nantali Indongo), & H. Nigel Thomas. July 30 2020 @7pm EDT via Zoom! RSVP + more info: http://qwf.org/event/BWOL

Véhicule Press will publish my third book and debut novella Book of Wings in spring 2021 about encounters in Morocco that opened a path into Sufism.

Sema Space is on pause until further notice, but this weekly online event is a recommended alternative, free and open to all.


Tanya Evanson performing Libation (1)
from Kamau Brathwaite's The Arrivants on the occasion of his 90th birthday. June 2 2020 #40nightsofTheVoice

DOING, NON DOING (2020)
videopoem of an unreleased track from the album ZENSHIP (2016)
Tanya Evanson (text, vocals, visuals) Mark Haynes (bass) Caulder Nash (keys)

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is moving to online programs this fall. Still unsure what this means for my 2021 Spoken Word residency but we wait and see. Meantime, here is a curated playlist of artists and faculty from the 2015-2019 Spoken Word residencies. Listen on Spotify











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