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Here's everything you need to know about Writing Wrongs Poetry and (Not) Sheep Gallery's upcoming Poetry Slam.
When: Thursday, November 8, 6:30 - 9 pm
Where: 17 W. Russell St., Columbus, OH 43215
Admission Cost: $10 (at door - proceeds go to winning poet and Writing Wrongs Poetry)
William Evans is a writer from Columbus, OH, a Callaloo Fellow and the founder of the Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam (September 2008).
In addition to being the Editor-in-Chief of Blacknerdproblems.com, William has published two collections of poetry on Penmanship Books with a third collection 'Still Can't Do My Daughter's Hair,' on Button Poetry. His work can be found online or forthcoming in Rattle, Winter Tangerine, Muzzle Magazine, The Offing and other online publications.
Fayce Hammond (they/them) is a fat, queer, Chickasaw poet living in what is currently called Ohio. Fayce has a master’s degree from The Ohio State University in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. They are a co-founder of the Queer Community Mic and online poetry journal Ink&Nebula, which aims to foster conversation between established and emerging poets. Fayce believes fiercely in the power of storytelling and community as a form of resistance and survival. You can find their work in The Fem Literary Magazine, Crab Fat Magazine, Muzzle Magazine, and most recently, Drunk in a Midnight Choir.
Ruth Awad is a Lebanese-American poet whose debut poetry collection Set to Music a Wildfire (Southern Indiana Review Press 2017) won the 2018 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry and the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and she won the 2012 and 2013 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize and the 2011 Copper Nickel Poetry Contest. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, The Rumpus, The Missouri Review, Sixth Finch, Crab Orchard Review, The Adroit Journal, BOAAT Journal, and elsewhere. Her work also appears in several anthologies, including Bettering American Poetry Vol. 2.
I am SOOOOOOOO EXCITED about this event. Please join us for a fun, engaging, relevant evening event!
Writing Wrong Poetry Slam at (Not) Sheep Gallery Thursday, November 8, 6:30-9 pm.