RC Weslowski is a poet, performer and a radio host who is the 2021 Zaccheus Jackson Nyce Memorial Award Winner and The 2016 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award Winner. A spoken word poet and storyteller, a clown performer, a playwright, workshop facilitator, event MC and a professional voice over artist, RC has performed at poetry and spoken word festivals around North America and Europe. He is a 2 time World Cup of Poetry Slam Finalist, and he cohosted the radio program Wax Poetic on Co Op Radio for 20 years. The Artistic Director for Hullabaloo: The BC Youth Spoken Word Festival, RC’s most recent collection of poetry ‘My Soft Response to the Wars‘ is available now from Write Bloody North Publishing. His other works are published in ‘The Nights are Twice as Long‘ (Goose Lane Editions) and ‘Red Reads First‘ (Sargent Press). His poetry has appeared in Arc Poetry Magazine, CV2, Quills and The Liar, and his one person show ‘The Cruelest Phone Book in the World’ was part of the 2015 Toronto Fringe Festival. RC is the founder of Mashed Poetics-A night of Spoken Word and Music Mash Up as well as the creator of two one-person theatre shows.
At the January 28, 2022 gathering of Surrey Muse, RC will be the Featured Performer. More about the event is here: friday-jan-28
Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.