- Lisa B
Lisa B (Lisa Baird [ [http://cfsw2005.wordolympics.com/performers.html news ] ] ) is a political
spoken word poetbased in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Since 2001, she has performed spoken-word poetry at shows around B.C. and in Oregon. She describes herself as a queer woman and an incest and violence survivor. [http://www.trentarthur.info/archives/000418.html "Interview with spoken-word poet lisa b.", March 07, 2005, "Arthur: Trent University's Student and Community Newspaper", accessed 24 March, 2007.]
Lisa B has self-published four
* "star tissue" (2002)
* "dogs and small children" (2003)
* "hope's bicycle" (2004)
* "how thirsty bird sang down the sky" (2005)
She debuted recording with the spoken word CD, "salvaged music". [ [http://www.luckygoat.org/publications.html lisa b.'s - publications page ] ] For this CD, she worked with local Victoria talent (including members of barley wik and glenna g) to create a fusion of spoken word and music with diverse instrumentation.
* Favorite Chapbook at Victoria’s M Awards ["Poets and performers fundraise for local songwriter Glenna", by Sarah Towle,
8 February, 2006, "Martlet: The University of Victoria's Independent Newspaper", accessed 24 March, 2007.]
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