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Write About Now Poetry Open Mic ft. Tamara Al-Qaisi-Coleman

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Date(s) - 07/13/2022
7:30 pm

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Our open mics are open to ALL. Come see local poets from all across the greater Houston area share original works of poetry. Our signup lists go up at 7:30 pm. Most individuals start arriving before then to guarantee a spot on the list. First come. First serve.

Our featured poet: Tamara Al-Qaisi-Coleman

Tamara Al-Qaisi-Coleman (she/her) is a bi-racial Muslim writer, Iraqi, historian, poet, teacher, and artist. Her first book of poetry “The Raven, The Bayou, & The Willow ” is forthcoming through FlowerSong Press Spring 2022. She is a Brooklyn Poets Fellow (2020), a Rad(ical) Poetry Fellow (2020), and a poet for the Houston Grand Opera & MFAH’s event “The Art of Intimacy.” (2019) She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net anthology (2021). Her work can be found in (Art) WORDPEACE and Mixed Magazine, (Fiction) Crack the Spine Literary Magazine, (Poetry) Boundless 2021: The Anthology of the Rio Grande River Valley International Poetry Festival, and others.

Fine out more: http://www.tamaraalqaisicoleman.com

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