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BORN::FREE #019 – int’l playaz edition

01/12/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

we are back, this time,

with a hell of an int’l line-up!

we are very gassed

R. A. Villanueva:

r. a. villanueva’s debut collection, reliquaria, won the prairie schooner book prize. his honours include a commendation from the forward prizes, the ninth letter literary award, & fellowships from kundiman, the saltonstall foundation for the arts, & the asian american literary review. new writing appears in poetry, prac crit, the american poetry review, guernica, & widely elsewhere. a founding editor of tongue: a journal of writing & art, he lives in brooklyn.

Toni Stuart:

toni stuart’s a south african poet, performer & spoken word educator. she was the founding curator of poetica, at open book festival, & ran the silence that words come from – writing workshops that enabled people to explore their voice. she presently works between cape town and london – writing, performing & undertaking a number of inter-disciplinary collaborations with a range of artists.

Lex Amor:

lex amor’s a rapper, dj & producer from north london. she’s a member of the creative collective six weeks alongside 23 other artists. lex runs the artist music discovery forum, mellowdic, & presents its monthly show on reprezent 107.3

Ruth Sutoye:

ruth sutoyé’s a poet, facilitator & producer. she’s a barbican young poet alumni & member of the london based collective, sxwks. her work’s been featured in publications & platforms including opus, true africa, buzzfeed, & hotdog magazine. commissions include st paul’s cathedral & barbican. she’s graced several stages & festivals including lagos poetry int’l festival, & southbank centre.

open mic: bornfreejam@gmail.com

door policy: five quid

tickets: biletto


7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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