(SheLa E.) Nefertiti Morrison is an award-winning writer and poet who has published poetry, journalism, interviews and essays in various publications including Aesthetica, Room, On SPEC, The Toronto Star, The Georgia Straight and Reader’s Digest. She has presented her poems at Poetic Justice, Surrey Muse and Poetry In the Park. She earned her Post-Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing for her memoir/fiction manuscript from Humber School for Writers, completed a poetry workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts, and has a Diploma in Counselling. Nefertiti is an apprentice member of ACTRA/Union of B.C Performers, a bub (pet rat) enthusiast, and a Literary Advisor to Surrey Muse. She has volunteered in maximum security women’s prison for five+ years, and has donated blood over fifty times, and more than anything, she loves to laugh.
At the November 23 gathering of Surrey Muse, Nefertiti will begin the Open Mic session. More information about the event is here:
Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Katzie,
Kwantlen, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.