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Sarah V. Ms. 5’11

Dallas Slam Featured Reader Series
When: Friday February 18th, 2011
Where: It’s a Grind, 2901 Indiana

Stage Name: Sarah V. Ms. 5’11 was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM, She has been writing since she was 13, began performing at age 16 and later earned a spot on the 2009 Albuquerque youth slam team which competed at the Brave New Voices youth nationals poetry slam in Chicago. In 2010, Sarah V. assisted the Dallas/Fort Worth youth slam team as one of the coaches leading the team to the youth nationals in Los Angeles, California. Outside of being a poet, Sarah V. is a nurse, mentor, and youth advocate who enjoy working with the youth and strongly believes in the power of poetry.

Hosted by RockBaby and Alexandra Marie


Chris Hamilton and Michael Guinn

The Robert Trammell Reading Series at the Kessler
When: February 9th, 2011
Where: The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St.

Chris Hamilton has been featured at Might Fine Arts Gallery for the Poets on X+ reading series. You can also find him at The Madswirl readings at South Side on Lamar’s Absinthe Lounge. “Listening to Chris is listening to the universal consciousness; it is filled with such energy and passion, much like the Big Bang, an explosion, a slowdown, a retraction, eventually returning to a singularity. He is without a doubt one of the more exciting poets to get to hear if you get a chance, a definite do not miss “-Carlos Salas

Michael Guinn is co-founder Fort Worth Slams, poet, youth empowerment specialist and motivational speaker. He holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington and worked for six years in Fort Worth as an investigator for the state’s Child Protective Services agency. He has participated in the Zawadi Writers, an ad hoc African-American group that performed and held writing workshops in prisons, inner-city community centers and women’s shelters, and as part of after-school programs. For more on FW Slam and Michael, visit his website www.mikeguinn.com.


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