Mariam Zohra – Surrey Muse

Mariam is a poet, vocalist, and a multi-disciplinary artist combining music, video, drama, painting and poetry. She shares her songs via Soundcloud, and a collection of her poems, lyrics and drawings is published in These Tales Are True (Purple Poppy Press 2016). Her poems also appeared in Saving Seeds (Ed. Valerie B.-Taylor, NWW 2014). She studied Philosophy and Creative Writing at Douglas College in Vancouver where she now works as a freelance graphic designer, videographer and musician. Mariam published her first collection of poetry Not to Understand (Diva Publications, Toronto 1990) at 14. Later, some of her poems appeared in Toronto’s Feminist Quarterly Fireweed, and in Transitions a textbook anthology produced for Grade 10 students by Peel Board of Education, and she also worked with Theatre In The Rough, a youth drama collective. Mariam is a founding Member of Surrey Muse, and she serves as its Art Director/Graphic Designer. View the event posters created by her:

Mariam on Soundcloud
Her blog

At the February 23 gathering of Surrey Muse, Mariam will begin the Open Mic session. More information about the event is here:

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An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Friday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

5 thoughts on “Mariam Zohra – Surrey Muse

  1. […] ‘Pink Rose’ is featured on the August 2017 poster of Surrey Muse. Poster designed by Surrey Muse art director Mariam Zohra. […]


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  4. […] We are grateful to Raghavendra Rao for allowing us to feature his art on Surrey Muse poster for February 2018. The poster is designed by Surrey Muse Art Director Mariam Zohra. […]


  5. […] Gatica, featured Performer Sherry Duggal, Booksigning Author Ashok Bhargava, and Open Mic Opener Mariam Zohra to present in the near […]


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