culture fest

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014

culture fest
Nashville, TN
Registration Required

Culture In The Community

POETRY RESIDENCY AND PERFORMANCE WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE WITH RUSSELL GUNN IN TRIBUTE TO MARVIN GAYE

POETRY WORKSHOP – Our favorite Detroit Butterfly, jessica care moore, lands in Nashville for a week of residency activities. She wraps her week up by conducting a poetry workshop for poets, would be poets and lovers of poetry. In the 2007 book Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam, author Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz wrote of jessica’s time in the poetry slam, noting “Her razor-sharp verse confronted and addressed the difficulties of being a black woman and a black poet in a culture that seemed to support neither.” Seven years later, her verse is even sharper and her politics keener.

Posted on July 31, 2014 in Archive

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