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Shane Koyczan

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Birthday
22, 1976
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Famous for his anti-bullying-themed, spoken-word work "To This Day," this Canadian poet is also known for several published poetry collections, including Stickboy and Our Deathbeds Will Be Thirsty.

Before Fame

At the start of his literary and performing careers, he was the champion of the 2000 National Poetry Slam.

Trivia

He co-founded a spoken-word poetry group called Tons of Fun University (or T.O.F.U.).

Family Life

He spent his early days in Yellowknife, Canada, and the bulk of his childhood in Penticton, British Columbia.

Associated With

He and New York-born writer Nicole Blackman are both notable spoken-word poets.