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Sheniz returns as a delegate and host for the 2016 International Festival of Authors

One of Sheniz’s poems, “The Road Ghazal” was selected for the American Academy of Poets/League of Canadian Poets’ poetry guide for Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 21st).

Sheniz has been featured in the Globe & Mail’s “Hogtown Stories”: A Poet’s Fascination with the Aga Khan Museum. 

Sheniz’s work has been published in The Barefoot Diaries, a gorgeous journal based in the UK. Get your copy today!

Sheniz has received the Lois Birkenshaw-Fleming Scholarship for Creative Teaching. The scholarship will be applied to her arts education training at the Royal Conservatory, Toronto.

Sheniz’s second book, Firesmoke, is now available for purchase.

Generally About Books interviews Sheniz about her work, creative process and the Sufi Poets Series. Read here.

TOinitiative: Sheniz is featured on TOinitiative’s #TO50IN50

New Workshop Program!  Sheniz will be offering “The Nature of Poetry” Spoken Word/Poetry Workshops to those interested. Click The Nature of Poetry Workshops- Sheniz Janmohamed for more details.

Fall 2013: Bleeding Light is on the syllabus of two University of Toronto courses, Voices in Canadian Writing and Asian North American Poetry and Prose. 

January 2013: Sheniz returned from a successful trip to the prestigious Jaipur Literature Festival, where she introduced Javed Akhtar on a panel about ghazals, and shared new poems on a panel with Tishani Doshi, Gagan Gill and Jeet Thayil.

Jaipur Literature Festival Letter of Invitation

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