Wed, 22 May|
22 Emily Pl
The JAFA Poetry Slam featuring Sonya Renee Taylor
The JAFA Poetry Slam is back with a new venue (Aaiotanga Peace Place and our first slam of the 2019 season! There is a short open mic open to all ages at the start, followed by an 18+ slam.
Time & Location
22 May 2019, 6:30 pm
22 Emily Pl, 22 Emily Pl, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
About the Event
The JAFA Poetry Slam proudly presents SONYA RENEE TAYLOR!
Facebook Event Link
Wednesday May 22nd.
Doors at 6:30PM. Show 7PM.
All Ages venue.
$5 students and reading poets.
$10 general admission.
Cash only on the door.
The JAFA Poetry Slam is back with a new venue and our first slam of the 2019 season! There is a short open mic open to all ages at the start, followed by an 18+ slam. There will only be FOUR open slam heats this year followed by our Auckland Regional Final in October. The winners of the Regional will travel to the National Poetry Slam later this year.
SONYA RENEE TAYLOR is an International award winning writer and performer, best-selling author, and founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not An Apology, an international digital media and education company committed to radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool of social justice, whose content reaches over 1 million people monthly. She has shared her work and activism across the US, New Zealand, Australia, UK, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Canada, Brazil and the Netherlands. Sonya has been seen, heard, and read on HBO, BET, MTV, TV One, NPR, PBS, CNN, Oxygen Network, The New York Times, New York Magazine, MSNBC.com, Today.com, Huffington Post, Vogue Australia, Shape.com, Ms. Magazine and many more. You can learn more about her radical self love work at www.thebodyisnotanapology.com.
$5 Students - $10 General
$5 Students and Poets, $10 General Admission