Poetry Events Update: What’s Happening Near You This Week?

17 Sep

Attn. Ohio & Michigan

Future the Poet performing…

Date & Time: Sunday, September 16th  at 6:00 PM

Venue: SideBar 122, 122 E. Main ST., Columbus, OH 43215
Details: Come out and enjoy a REGAL evening of spoken word, poetry and live music!
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door
Date & Time: Saturday, September 22nd at 6:00 PM
Venue: University of Michigan – Flint, Flint, MI 48502
Details: The Grand Slam is finally here! 16 Poets will compete for $1,000 in prizes! This bracket style poetry slam will see the top 4 competitors paid and the winner the Grand Slam champion!
(Click the university link for additional details.)
Attn. Massachusetts & California
Mar Marcel performing…
Date & Time: Monday, September 17th at 8:00 PM
Venue: The Dirty Gerund Poetry Show, Grove St., Worcester, MA 01605
Details: none
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 19th at 9:00 PM
Venue: The Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
Details: none
Attn. New York
Poetess Miss Quote performing…
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 PM
Venue: One and One, 76 East 1st Street (Corner of 1st Avenue), New York, NY 10009
Details: Hosted by Inspired Word. Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Miss Quote first appeared at open mics in South Florida under the mentorship of the late Will “Da Real One” Bell, a celebrated community activist and HBO Def Poet alumni. She can be found these days performing in cities around the globe.
Attn. New York
Date & Time: Saturday, September 22nd at 6:00 PM
Venue: Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Details: See flyer above

Attn. British Virgin Islands

Location: Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Details: For additional information, click here to contact Emorej Bless by sending a message.

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Ayvaunn Penn is an award-winning writer pursuing her graduate degrees in dramatic writing and acting. She is also a freelance editorpoet, and spoken word artist. To have Ayvaunn Penn feature your original poetry on Your Black Poets, click here. To like Your Black Poets on Facebook, click here. To become Ayvaunn’s Facebook friend, click here.


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