7:00 PM Saturday, 28 August 2015
Hey all! We are back. Come enjoy some poetry as the school year commences. Please feel free to bring a poem or story to share. Please feel free to bring a friend. If you have any questions, please just let me or Lilia know!
Shasparay Tha Poet
Shasparay is the 2014 #2 female youth poet in the world after taking 2nd place at the 2014 Women of the World Poetry Slam youth competition. She is the 2013 They Speak Youth Slam champion and in 2012, was deemed the #2 ranking youth poet in Texas. She represented Austin in an international competition, Brave New Voices, and was a member of They Speak Youth Slam’s 2013 and 2014 team. Her first book, “Say it with Your Chest” has received regional recognition; this young poet is a human rights activist and volunteers with the Amala Foundation.