TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 22 FEBRUARY 9am Shane Koyczan is a recognised author and spoken word artist. He has emerged as a creator of poetry that dares to belong to the people and speak directly to them in their own voice. In 2013 he collaborated with animators to make the anti bullying viral video To This Day which has now had over 18 million views. He performed a customised version For The Bullied and the Beautiful to acclaim at the 2013 International Ted Conference in California. ... more

After recently returning from a sold out coast to coast Canadian tour in support of his album and graphic novel Silence Is A Song I Know All The Words To, Shane Koyczan has now teamed up with his band The Short Story Long for the project’s highly anticipated third full-length release, Debris. Recorded and engineered by Corwin Fox and mastered by Brock McFarlane, the title track features vocals from Ani DiFranco. ... more

The mercurial and world renowned author and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan is appearing live in London at the famous Jazz Cafe, this summer on 23rd June. His last show at the 100 club sold out well ahead of time, so be sure to get your ticket for this international critically acclaimed artist quickly. ... more

Shane Koyczan’s childrens book, To This Day, has been listed in the 2015 Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices List. CCBC Choices is a best-of-the-year list created annually by the librarians of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center and published by the Friends of the CCBC, Inc. CCBC Choices 2015 is a fully annotated listing of 259 books published in 2014 for birth through high school and recommended by the CCBC professional staff. ... more

“As a kid I was a terrible Catholic… as an adult I’m an okay atheist. I’ve seen religion do good. I’ve known people who were able to turn their entire lives around because they found God. That just hasn’t been my experience. I think, in this life, we search for what gives us comfort. For some people it’s a concept like Heaven, for others it’s something different. I make no claims that what I believe is the truth… it’s simply what I believe. I’m grateful that I was able to find some small measure of harmony with my granddad despite our conflicting spiritual paths… I guess that’s how I’ve learned to define respect.” ... more