July 5, 2020 - 1pm PST

Heavy Hitters July: Ebony Stewart with Amir Safi and the poets of Write About Now

Ebony Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and race, with the hopes to be relatable, remove shame, heal minds, encourage dialogue, and inspire folks in marginalized communities.

As one of the most decorated poets in Texas, Ebony is a respected coach & mentor, one of the top touring poets in the country, and a Woman of the World Poetry Slam Champion.

She will be joined with Amir Safi and the poets of Write about Now.

Often referred to as WAN or WANPOETRY, Write About Now is a media company featuring poetry from across the world. They have a weekly show in Houston, Texas that meets every Wednesday at 7:30 pm at AvantGarden. You may have seen some of their videos on George Takei, Upworthy, Vibe Magazine, We are mitu, Huffpost, Everyday Feminism, AfroPunk and more.

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