Slam Poetry with Andrea Gibson

Mar 1, 2013, 7:00 PM
La Hacienda, 2020 Main, Forest Grove

Slam Poetry Event with Andrea Gibson, Friday, March 1, 7-9 p.m., 2020 Main, Forest Grove. Read your own work. Register at the door.

Slam Poet Andrea Gibson is coming to Pacific University

Date:     March 1

Time:    7 to 9 p.m.

Place:    La Hacienda, 2020 Main, Forest Grove

Refreshments served.

Spend an evening in a café environment with this nationally recognized poet. Gibson will perform her poetry, talk about her work and help judge the Poetry Slam.

All are welcome to read their work on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration to read will start when doors open. Contact for questions.

Sponsors:  Pacific University’s Center for Gender Equity and Pacific’s Slam Poetry Club

This event is partially funded by PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION of Forest Grove

Andrea Gibson is the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry SlamGibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love and spirituality. Her work has been featured on the BBC, Huffinton Post, Air America, C-SPAN, Free Speech TV and, in 2010, was read by a state representative in lieu of morning prayer at the Utah State Legislature.

“Andrea Gibson is a truly American poet, or rather, she represents the America I want to live in.  Her work lights a candle to lead us where we need to go.”  - Cristin O’ Keefe Aptowicz

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