Christopher Tse

Christopher Tse is an educator, writer, and award-winning artist based in Whitehorse, Yukon. He placed second at both the 2011 Poetry Slam World Cup and 2016 Rio International Poetry Slam, and continues to miss the top of the podium in most areas of his life. Christopher has shared the stage with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Shane Koyczan, and Mustafa the Poet, and his work has appeared on stages, screens, and graffiti walls worldwide. He is passionate about using rhyme to share stories about joy, resistance, community, and basketball. A Song for the Paper Children was written to commemorate the centenary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and was performed in the Senate of Canada on June 23, 2023