Dwayne Morgan is a two-time Canadian National Poetry Slam Champion. Morgan made the 2022 Shifter Magazine list of outstanding Black men in Canada, and won the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Celebration of Cultural Life award, and the 2018 the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Career Achievement in the Spoken Word. Morgan has received both the African Canadian Achievement Award, and the Harry Jerome Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Morgan has published fourteen collections, including two children’s books and a memoir. In 2009, Morgan’s work was translated into French, culminating in the book, Le Making of d’un Homme.
Dwayne’s work ethic has taken him across North America and internationally. His emphasis on quality has driven his success and has made him a well-respected component of Toronto’s urban music community, as well as the North American and global spoken word scenes.
@dwayne_morgan and www.dwaynemorgan.ca
26 Years and Counting
A promotional spoken word video for Dwayne Morgan, looking at the past 27 years through poetry. Timed and edited by Timothy Ashley, Not That Famous Films.