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Thu, Apr 14


Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

April Bilingual Open Mic Ft. Roya Marsh

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April Bilingual Open Mic  Ft. Roya Marsh
April Bilingual Open Mic  Ft. Roya Marsh

Time & Location

Apr 14, 2022, 7:00 PM

Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, 530 W 166th St, New York, NY 10032, USA



Our feature Poet of the night will be Roya Marsh. 

Bronx, New York native, Roya Marsh is a nationally recognized poet, performer, educator and activist. She is the author of dayliGht (MCDxFSG, 2020) and works feverishly toward LGBTQ+ liberation and dismantling white supremacy. Roya is the co-founder of the Bronx Poet Laureate initiative, a PEN America Emerging Voices Mentor, 2021 faculty with Lamda Literary's Writer's retreat for Emerging LGBTQ+ Voices  and the awardee of the 2021 Lotus Foundation Prize for poetry. 

Roya’s work has been featured in numerous places including, The Academy of American Poets, Poetry Magazine, the Village Voice, Nylon Magazine, Huffington Post, The Root, Button Poetry, Carnegie Hall, The Apollo Theater, Lexus Verses and Flow, NBC, BET and The BreakBeat Poets Vol 2: Black Girl Magic(Haymarket 2018).

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