The Elora Poetry Centre presents a reading by Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi for 100 Thousand Poets for Change on Saturday September 30, 4:00 PM, at 7324 Wellington County Road 21, Elora, ON NOB lSO.
Kess was shortlisted for the 2021 Austin Clarke poetry prize, 2022’s Arc Poem of the Year award, The Malahat Review’s 2023 Open Season awards for poetry and they are the winner of the 2021 Vallum Poetry Prize. They are the author of four poetry chapbooks and three translated poetry chapbooks. They have released two full-length collections of poetry with Gordon Hill Press. Their full-length collaborative poetry manuscript "G" is forthcoming with Palimpsest Press Fall 2023, and their full-length collection of experimental dream-poems "Daffod*ls" is forthcoming from Pamenar Press Fall 2023.