About Me/Us
Name

Michelle Hillyard

City

Mississauga

Province

Ontario

Bio

Michelle Hillyard is a spoken word poet from Mississauga, Ontario. She is a member of the 2018 Burlington Poetry Slam team, and represented Toronto Poetry slam at the 2018 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam competition, where she placed 9th in the country. She is the workshop coordinator for the Mississauga Writers Group, and runs their monthly “Random acts of poetry”. She was awarded the 2018 MARTY award for emerging literary arts.

About My/Our Work
I am (choose one):

An Individual Artist, Creative or Member of the Public

Website

thegreatwritenorth.com

Category/Discipline

Literary Arts

I am eligible to win a MARTY award, should someone nominate me. (Eligibility criteria can be found here)

Yes

Year I won my award (if applicable)

2018

am active in, or reside in, the City of Mississauga.

Yes