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Join us for Open Slam #4 and Featured Poet Francisco Luis White on February 21st !! 

 

Join us for the FINAL NPS Open Slam Qualifier,
an open mic,
and featured poet Francisco Luis White !!
**doors open at 7pm, show starts at 7:45pm**

$5 || 21+ || Rebar (1114 Howell St, Seattle WA 98101)

ABOUT THE SLAM
3 rounds
No props, costumes or musical accompaniment
3-minute time limits
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First place is awarded 3 points towards Semi-Finals
Second place is awarded 2 points towards Semi-Finals
Third place is awarded 1 points towards Semi-FInals

ABOUT THE FEATURE
Francisco-Luis White is an Afro-Latinx poet and storyteller residing in District of Columbia. White released their first work of poetry Found Them in May 2016, a chapbook of seventeen poems dealing with transformation and departure in response to trauma along their gender/sexuality journey. White has presented at Fire & Ink: Witness – A Conference For LGBTQ Writers of African Descent, Carolina Conference on Queer Youth, and the United States Conference on AIDS. They have been recognized by National Black Justice Coalition as an LGBTQ Emerging Leader to Watch. In 2013, they were endorsed by Jill Stein and the Massachusetts Green Party as a candidate for Boston City Council. The poet has featured at Busboys & Poets (Sparkle) and the You Can’t Kill A Poet Reading Series in Philadelphia. Currently, they’re working on a collection of poems. FranciscoLuisWhite.com

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