URBANA's Women of The World Poetry Slam representative TAYLOR STEELE has made it to Finals. She is officially one of the top twelve! Please send her all of your support and stay tuned for more updates. Congratulations!
Award-winning author of Fat Girl Finishing School
This coming Tuesday March 24, join us for an open mic, local spotlight by Nomi Wiersma, open slam and a feature by RACHEL WILEY!
Rachel Wiley is a poet and body positive activist from Columbus, OH where she is on staff at Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam. Her work has been featured on Upworthy, The Huffington Post, and Everyday Feminism. Her first full length poetry collection Fat Girl Finishing School was released in 2014 from Timber Mouse Publishing.
Sign-ups for open mic: 6:30pm
Show begins: 7:00pm
Show ends: 9:30pm
Founder of the Be Beautiful Project
This coming Tuesday March 10, join us for an open mic, our 3rd quarter SEMIFINAL determining who will earn a spot in Finals, and a feature by DENISE JOLLY!
About our feature: Denise Jolly is a Writer, Performer and Artist Educator. She is the creator of the Be Beautiful Project, former Executive Director of Seattle Youth Speaks, and Vice President of Stronghold Productions. Denise’s work stands at the intersection of gender, class, sexuality, and body.
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