Thu, May 07 | Zoom Event

Author's Talk with Yakari Gabriel

Whether you are a fan of poetry or a partial reader, Cold Coffee invites you to take a pause or two from the adrenaline rush and upload your imaginations. Make time to travel through the pages to find your favorites and don’t forget to untamed your own voice. What once began as her story, is now you
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Author's Talk with Yakari Gabriel

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May 07, 2020, 7:00 PM
Zoom Event

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 “Cold Coffee Vol 1” reads like one of those late-night talks you and a good friend have. The ones where time is forgotten, life is just this room and the person you’re sitting with, and your heart is more open than you ever experienced before in your life. That’s because Gabriel infuses her personal experiences with universal episodes, such as love, pain, loss and learning, to create art that is relatable to many. To purchase E-book email yakarigabriel@gmail.com

About the Author:  Yakari was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated to Aruba with her mother at the age of four. She is a writer, an intersectional feminist and spoken word artist. Her writing revolves mostly around life, social problems, finding self-love, femininity and sadness. Yakari is the winner of the first Aruban poetry slam in Aruba “Arte di Palabra” in 2009 and received the “Hoben Talentoso” recognition in 2014 in the category of writing. In 2015 she gave a TEDx presentation titled “How I overcame discrimination”, She recently started a column in the newspaper Bon Dia Aruba, titled ‘Den mi Cabes’ Which means ‘in my head’ in Papiamento. Through ‘Den mi cabes’ she expresses opinions about relevant and contemporary issues in the Aruban society 

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