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Open Mic + Jasmin Roberts

  • World War II Club 50 Conz St Northampton, MA USA (map)

Doors and sign ups at 7 PM.
Open mic begins at 7:30!
(Please note the new open mic start time!!)

Bring one poem that’s 3 minutes or under and read it on our open mic! No cover charge, but we’ll be passing a bucket to pay the featured poet.

After our open mic, each month we bring you a spotlight feature from a local poet. This month we feature Jasmin Roberts!

About our feature:
Jasmin Roberts is a queer psychologist and poet born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. They are an alumnus of Oberlin College, and hold a graduate degree from UMass Amherst. Jasmin lives in the Pioneer Valley, where they are active in the queer youth community. Jasmin has lead youth workshops on intersectionality, and art as activism, and was the Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Western Massachusetts GLSEN conference. Jasmin competes in poetry slams at the national level, and placed 4th overall at the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam competition. Their work has been published in I Can Count To 10, and is forthcoming in Rattle.

Venue and stage are wheelchair accessible.

Earlier Event: October 1
Poetry Workshop with Jay Pabaroo
Later Event: October 15
October Editing Workshop