Young poets (U21) - sign up online (recommended) to grab a spot in the Open Mic or Slam portion of the evening.
Teen Open Mic & Poetry Slam with special guest Franny Choi
hosted by Melissa Quirk-Cairns
Berkshire Museum < note change of venue!
39 South Street, Pittsfield
Franny Choi is the author of Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody, 2014) and a recipient of the Frederick Bock Prize. She has been a finalist for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship and multiple national poetry slams. Her work has appeared in Poetry Magazine, PANK, The Rumpus, and the Huffington Post. She is a VONA Fellow, a Project VOICE teaching artist, and a member of the Dark Noise Collective.
Franny has participated as a performer and workshop facilitator at the WordXWord Festival (2013, 2014). This appearance marks the culmination of a 3-day residency working with young Berkshire spoken word voices.
Young poets - sign up to grab a spot in the March 6 Open Mic or Slam.
Just Added! Workshop with Franny Choi, Wednesday, March 4, 7P at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave. Open to writers, rappers, poets, thinkers, teens and adults. Free! (preregistration suggested)