Nygel Metcalfe is a writer, musician, spoken word/slam performer, and middle-school educator currently residing in Kelowna, BC. His writing style is playful, philosophical, and uplifting. Kelowna Poetry Slam Champion in 2016 and 2017, he has performed at numerous events, including the “Right to a Healthy Environment” rally, which was part of the David Suzuki Blue Dot Tour, and the “Reconsider Feminism” forum at UBCO. He holds a BA in Literature (honours, with distinction) from St. Stephen’s University and a B.Ed from UBCO, and is a co-founder of nationally competitive youth slam team The Breaking Ground Poets. Currently, he is performing vigorously as one-half of “folk hip-hop” duo Birds of Cray, which released “The Nest Level Ep” in 2014.
Bookings // Contact