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Word Church featuring Janae Johnson
April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us this coming Monday for our weekly poetry event. We’ll be writing together, listening to one another’s poems, and generally catching up.
Held in the Garden Room at the MAH. $2-10 cover fee at the door.
The night breaks down like this:
4:00 – Writing Workshop
5:30 – Open Mic List Goes Out
6:00 – Poetry Begins
7:00 – This Week’s Featured Poet: Janae Johnson
More on this week’s feature:
Janae Johnson is a Black Queer Poet, Community Organizer, Curator and Teaching Artist. She is the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion as well as the 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion. Janae is also the Co-Founder of two nationally recognized poetry venues: The House Slam in Boston, MA and The Root Slam in Oakland, CA.
Her poetry has appeared in outlets such as ESPN, PBS Newshour, and Kinfolks: A Journal of Black Expression. Janae currently resides in Berkeley, CA and enjoys discussing Stevie Wonder, and Black Musicals.
All ages, styles, backgrounds, beliefs, and needs are welcomed. Respect is expected.
See you there,