Sheilah Madonna Mortel Salvador is a writer and spoken word artist whose work focuses on cultural pride, healing, and self-love. Born in the Philippines, she is grateful and honoured to currently be living in Toronto, the place in the water where the trees are standing. Her work has been featured in the Minerva and the Town Crier-Puritan literary magazines, as well as FeelWays: A Scarborough Anthology. She is currently doing her Master’s at OISE in Adult Education and is working on a book about her family history and the Massacre of Manila.
Listen to Sheilah speak in the podcast Write in the Neighbourhood, episode 1.4: Scarborough with Feel Ways, in connection to the anthology of the same name, to which she contributed.