Ahmed Ali

Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali is an award winning Somali-born spoken word poet, entertainer and educator who currently live in Edmonton, Alberta. He is known to engage social issues with a humorous, but compelling perspective. In 2011, Ahmed Ali was part of the triumphant team that won the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word championship. He is the co-founder and current artistic director of the Breath In Poetry Collective. Ahmed sits on several community boards, including the Edmonton Arts Council, where he chairs the Equity Committee. Visit his website at www.AhmedKnowmadic.com for more info. Follow Ahmed’s journey through his twitter and Facebook artist page by searching @Aknowmadic.