Peace Akintade

Peace Akintade is an African-Canadian poet, public speaker, thespian and Saskatchewan's Youth Poet Laureate for 2020-21, residing in Saskatoon. She is the co-ordinator of Write Out Loud, a Saskatoon-based youth poetry community and a board member of the Tonight It's Poetry community. She was Saskatoon’s Youth Slam Champion in 2017-19. Her poems touch on growing up in Kuwait, Nigeria and Canada, the impact of slavery in the village in which she lived in Africa, colourism, and relearning her culture in the face of colonization.