FEEL WAYS: A Scarborough Anthology

Adom Acheampong, Natasha Ramoutar, Sheilah Madonna Salvador and Cindy Arlette Orellana

Mawenzi House

FEEL WAYS: A Scarborough Anthology

Adom Acheampong, Natasha Ramoutar, Sheilah Madonna Salvador and Cindy Arlette Orellana

Mawenzi House

photo of Adom Acheampong
Adom Acheampong is an emerging writer who works in short fiction and prose, and is inspired by the poetic potential of words. She has performed at a number of venues across Toronto, including the Draft Reading Series and the Tartan Turban. One of four 2019 Writers-in-Residence with Firefly Creative Writing, Adom’s short story Ehonam has been published online through Broken Pencil Magazineand most recently, her short story Champions, is set to publish within Feel Ways: A Scarborough Anthology this Spring 2021. 

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photo of Natasha Ramoutar
Natasha Ramoutar is an Indo-Guyanese writer by way of Scarborough (Ganatsekwyagon) at the east side of Toronto. She is the Social Media Assistant at the Festival of Literary Diversity.

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photo of Sheilah Madonna Salvador
Sheilah Madonna Salvador moved to Canada with her family when she was 16 and lived in Scarborough until her 20’s. She is an ongoing contributor to the Puritan’s Town Crier blog and was shortlisted for the Eden Mills Writer’s Festival Poetry contest in 2018.

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photo of Cindy Arlette Orellana
Cindy Arlette Orellana is a Montreal-born, Ottawa-raised and Toronto-based poet and writer. As a first-generation Canadian born to Haitian parents, Cindy uses her experiences as a visible minority, and the dichotomy and realities of colourism and spirituality within her community, to inspire her storytelling and shed light on the experiences of Caribbean diaspora.  Her poetry has appeared in the Toronto Writers CollectiveThe Temz Review and is forthcoming in Feel Ways (2021), an anthology featuring the work of Scarborough writers and poets about the east-end borough they call home. She is also working on her debut poetry chapbook, Unchained Sisters. 

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