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Chris Gilpin is a spoken word performer, videographer, and arts educator living in Vancouver, Canada. He works as the Onsite Program Facilitator for Animating History at the Museum of Vancouver, and as the Program Coordinator for VPH’s Word Play, Poetry in Schools.
Chris is a two-time member of the Vancouver Poetry Slam Team (2008 & 2009), the runner-up in the 2008 Vancouver Individual Poetry Slam competition, the champion of Vancouver’s 2008 Haiku Death Match, finalist in the 2010 Write Bloody Press manuscript competition and winner of the Vancouver’s 2009 CBC Poetry Face-off.
In the summer of 2006, he toured the Canadian Fringe circuit with his play “87% True: The Lies That Bind”, co-created with Rosemary Rowe. His literary work has been published in Geist, Poetry is Dead, Vancouver Review, 42opus, and many others. He performs as part of the interactive multimedia clown rock supergroup Awesome Face.
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