Jan 7th: Guest poet for Bread and Honey at St. Stephen’s in the Fields.
Jan 21st: Feminist Art Conference: Centre for Pluralism in the Arts Ontario – Women of Colour and Equity: Double Trouble Panel
Jan 25th: Private Event.
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 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.
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.