“A tireless advocate for poets and for all literary and performing arts.” 
– Kelly Shiers, The Chronicle Herald

Shauntay Grant
is a writer and storyteller from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has shared her blend of poetry and music internationally at festivals and events, and as Halifax's third Poet Laureate she organized Canada's first national gathering of Canadian Poets Laureate... (click here to read more)

 
Click here to read LAPKAT's review of Say Sumthin,
or visit the online store to sample music from the album.
Click here to check out Shauntay's reading picks on page 27.

Apples and Butterflies

Apples and Butterflies is a gentle, lyrical poem about a family's autumn vacation and shows Prince Edward Island in a light we don't often see -- the bright blue and orange light of fall. Click here to read a book review, or visit Nimbus PublishingChapters, or Amazon to purchase.

The City Speaks In Drums

The City Speaks In Drums follows two boys from North End Halifax as they explore their neighbourhood and the city beyond, finding music everywhere. Shauntay Grant's playful spoken word-style poem and Susan Tooke's vivid illustrations create a wildly energetic journey through the city. Click here to read a book review, or visit Nimbus PublishingChapters, or Amazon to purchase.

Up Home

Up Home is a heartwarming portrayal of North Preston, one of Canada's oldest Black communities. Grant's memories of growing up reflect a magical place where landscape, food, history and, most of all, people come together in a community filled with love and beauty. Click here to read a book review, or visit Nimbus PublishingChapters, or Amazon to purchase.

Thank You...

"'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding."  Alice Walker, author
 

from 'Up Home' with illustrator Susan Tooke


every word i've written
every story i've told
and all the roads
traveled
i've not near enough 
to express my thanks
for family, friends
students, supporters
colleagues, clients
mentors, muses...

to each of you:
my warmest gratitude

my deepest love

 

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