You are the Poem Yet Written – Performing Poetry with Preacher

Registration is now open for this workshop (below). There are 19 seats available (limit 30 seats).

Performing a poem for an audience will be demonstrated and discussed, including the history of Spoken
Word Poetry as well as its different forms and genres. Writers should bring material they have written
and we’ll work together on performance skills as well as identifying individual signature styles.

Appropriate for: Adults and young adults ages 15+

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Bio: As an openly gay, black, ordained minister “Preacher” has hosted First-Friday open mic readings
in Kalamazoo at Fire for more than 3 years. He’s released two spoken word albums Life Don’t Always
Give You Lemons (2014) and Less Cranberry, More Vodka! (2015). His chapbook Laughing When We
Should’ve Been Praying was published in 2015 by Creative Justice Press.

Location: Kalamazoo Valley Community College Arcadia Campus, Downtown Kalamazoo, Room 128.


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Date(s) - Friday, April 15, 2016
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Anna Whitten Hall, Arcadia Commons Campus, Downtown Kalamazoo


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