Interview with Sabrina Benaim

Sabrina Benaim is a writer, performance & teaching artist, whose home base is Toronto. She was a member of the Canadian championship-winning 2014 Toronto Poetry Slam team, & in 2015, she represented Toronto at the Women Of The World Poetry Slam. She is currently the coach of the 2016 TPS team. Sabrina loves talking about breaking down stigma, women who help women……Casper got to have an amazing chat with her which you can listen to below.

SABRINA BENAIM is one of the most viewed performance poets of all time whose poem “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” has become a cultural phenomenon with over 70,000,000 views. And for the first ever she will be touring Australia this May!

The debut book for SABRINA BENAIM is titled ‘Depression & Other Magic Tricks’ which explores themes of mental health, love, and family. It is a documentation of struggle and triumph, a celebration of daily life and of living. Sabrina loves talking about breaking down stigma, women who help women and will also accept any invitation to dance…oh and she was recently nominated for Goodreads Best Poetry 2017 Choice Awards.

Sabrina Benaim – “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” – Click below to watch



Friday 11 May – The Brightside, Brisbane – 18+

Saturday 12 May, Oxford Art Factory – Sydney – 18+

Sunday 13 May – Howler, Melbourne – 18+