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Poetry Slam- Register to perform!

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Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
708 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Celebrate National Poetry Month! Whether you perform or listen, this event is sure to be lively and fun.

Please register to perform- there are slots for 7 slammers so get your name in early! Prepare three poems, up to three mintes each as we will have three rounds.

As for the audience, the more the merrier!

The host for tongight's slam is Charlotte Abotsi is an interdisciplinary writer, educator, and filmmaker who lives in Providence, Rhode Island. She currently serves as the Director of the Providence Poetry Slam at AS220. As a poet, she has competed in several international slams, placing in the top 20 poets at the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and winning the 2017 Feminine Empowerment Movement Slam competition. Her poems have been written about in The Huffington Post and As a filmmaker, Charlotte has focused on documentary film, debuting her short documentary “Process” at the 2018 Ocean State Film Festival. She is a 2014 Pink Door Writer’s Retreat fellow and a 2019 Poetry Foundation Incubator fellow. Her work seeks to discuss and disrupt the complexities of Black womanhood by bringing to Black immigrant stories to the forefront.

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