Paul Finkleman (Calgary)

Paul Finkleman is a poet, satirist, author and songster with a wealth of writing and performing experience. Winner of Calgary’s 2011 Poetry Slam Finals, he was one of four poets selected to represent Calgary at the National Spoken Word Finals in Toronto 2011, Saskatoon 2012 and Montréal 2013. He has presented hundreds of song-writing and poetry seminars and workshops at schools and wriiter’s conferences throughout Western Canada. Paul has published two books, “AlbertaSongs” and “Words of Kidsdom”, and is nearing completion of his third publication, “Ha-Ha-Haiku…The Best of the Versed.” Married with children, Paul is politically incorrect, anti-eleemosynary and allergic to extreme conservatism.