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Jennine DOC Wright @ Dallas Poetry Slam

Who: Jennine Doc Wright
What: Dallas Poetry Slam Features
Where: Heroes, Greenville Ave., 7402 Greenville, 75231
When: September 15, 8 pm
Admission: $5, Free to WS Members

JENNINE DOC WRIGHT is a mother, writer, artivist and educator in Austin, Texas. She has competed in the Women of the World competition, Southern Fried competition and has been on multiple National Poetry Slam teams to include Killeen Poetry Slam that placed 2nd overall in the nation in 2012 and Neo Soul Poetry Slam coming in 1st in the nation in the group piece finals in 2013, 2nd in 2014, and 3rd in 2015. Jennine was the 2015 season slam champ for Austin’s Neo Soul was recently the coach for the Austin Poetry Slam 2016 national team that made it to semi finals. She currently teaches English at Huston-Tillotson University while serving as Co- Executive Director of the Speak Piece Poetry Project, a youth writing and poetry slam mentorship program. Jennine has one chapbook titled A Long Time Coming and a CD titled Real Talk. Doc focuses her writing on diverse topics to include race, gender, and identity. She is now working on her MFA in poetry at Spalding University.

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WordSpace is honored to partner with Dallas Poetry Slam
to produce Feature Readers on 3rd Fridays of every month.


The Stoners, Inferno Texino and Dallas Poetry Slam

It’s that time again!

Join WordSpace (Got To!) for our annual Season Kick Off Party.

With Special Guests:  Inferno Texino, The Stoners, Melania Luisa, Wayne Henry, Javon Rustin, Candy, Vicki Meek, Oral Fixation, and More Inimitable WS Presenters

$1 Tacos will be provided by El Padrino to go with your favorite beverage.

7 pm      The Wild Detectives      8th and Bishop in the OC      75208

 

 

INFERNO TEXINO

These guys…an awesome music project featuring Andy Don Emmons, Clay Stinett, Jason Cohen and other distinguished artists (truth! They are distinguished!) All are regular contributors to WordSpace ArtSpeak series at Mighty Fine Arts.  PS: It’s both Andy Don and Sandy Emmons’ birthdays that night.
Promises to be epic.

As always, Special Thanks to our friends and programming partners at The Wild Detectives.


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