Tag Archives: Poetry

Open Air Spoken Word at Inwood Art Works Gallery

RSVP through Eventbrite. Open Mic sign-up begins at 7:00pm or email: submissions@inwoodartworks.nyc

People need to tell their stories and they need to be involved in the telling of these stories, their truths, and stand in front of other individuals to express themselves and understand that they are not alone. Inwood Art Works is proud to present an open mic forum for local uptown poets, storytellers, and spoken word performers to showcase their work at Open Air Spoken Word. Whether you want to step up to the mic or sit in the audience, all are welcome to share the good vibes!

Feel free to BYOW and something to share.

For more information on what’s happening at the Gallery, visit http://www.inwoodartworks.nyc / @InwoodArtWorks

JP Infante in Conversation with Julian Randall and Gabriel Ramirez at Word Up

Join Dominican Writer JP Infante in conversation with Cave Canem Poetry Pride winner Julian Randall and Poet Gabriel Ramirez. Julian Randall is a Living Queer Afro-Dominican poet from Chicago. A Pushcart Prize nominee, he has received fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT, and the Watering Hole and was the 2015 National College Slam (CUPSI) Best Poet. Julian is the curator of Winter Tangerine Review’s Lineage of Mirrors and a poetry editor for Freezeray Magazine. He is also a co-founder of the Afrolatinx poetry collective Piel Cafe. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Nepantla, Rattle, Ninth Letter, Vinyl, Prairie Schooner and The Adroit Journal among others. He is an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Mississippi. Refuse is his debut collection of poetry which was published for winning the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.
Gabriel Ramirez is a Afro-Latinx poet, activist, and teaching artist. Gabriel is a youth mentor at Urban Word NYC. Ramirez is a Willow Arts Alliance fellow, Watering Hole Fellow and participant of the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop. You can find his work in various spaces, including Youtube, and in publications like The Volta, Winter Tangerine, Blueshift Journal, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, VINYL, African Voices, in ¡MANTECA!: an Anthology of Afro-Latino Poetry (Arte Público Press 2017) and forthcoming in Bettering American Poetry Anthology (Bettering Books 2017).