bill bissett


bill bissett is a poet, musician and artist based in Toronto, Canada. He is known for his unconventional orthography and utilizes phonetic spelling as a strategy to contest normative subject positions. bissett’s poetry readings often incorporate elements of sound poetry and involve sound effects, chanting, and dancing. His work incorporates sentimentality, humour, and political commentary.

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