City of Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola announces the release of “i shimmer sometimes, too“, her first collection of poems, out on November 19 through Button Poetry.
Porsha and guests will read from their work at the event. Readers will include: Crystal Valentine, Golden, Ashley Rose, Andrine Pierresaint, Princess Moon, Jha D, Claudia Wilson.
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Copies of “i shimmer sometimes, too” will be available for sale at this event.
Porsha will be available to sign copies of her book after the speaking program.
Porsha Olayiwola is a writer, performer, educator and curator who uses afro-futurism and surrealism to examine historical and current issues in the black, woman, and queer diasporas. She is an Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and is the current poet laureate for the City of Boston.