Priscila Uppal served as the first Roger’s Cup Tennis Tournament Poet-in-Residence in 2011
Priscila channeled the tennis muse to create daily original poetry on all things tennis.
The Literary Review of Canada’s Poet’s Corner: Dispatches from the Winter Games
Through dispatches and poetry for the LRC, Priscila blogged about her experiences at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics and at the Arctic Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta. View Priscila’s latest poems and dispatches.
CAN FUND Athlete House Poet In Residence
Priscila Uppal wrote original poems celebrating the Games, winter sports and our Canadian athletes. New poems posted every day! Whenever Canada won a gold medal, Priscila read a poem to athletes and their friends and family and donors as part of the celebrations!
Olympic Media Appearances
- Radio interviews on CBC On the Coast, CKNW news radio, CBC Radio One – which has also featured at least half a dozen of Priscila’s short sport poems (sport love poems and sport haikus) throughout the Games as part of their sport updates
- Print articles in the Globe & Mail and the Vancouver Sun
- Appearances on Shaw Television on Shaw radio
- Poems by Olympic poet-in-residence soar with athletes (The Waterloo Record)
- POETRY AT THE OLYMPICS: PODIUM OR TEDIUM? (Open Book Toronto)