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Book Reading with Melania-Luisa Marte

January 25 @ 6:00 pm

Free

Join us for an intimate book reading with Melania-Luisa. She will be performing poems from her debut book, “MELA.”

Reserve your signed copy of “Mela” by submitting Paypal payment to melanialuisapoetry@gmail.com

 

Melania-Luisa Marte is a first-generation American. She was born in the Bronx and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. Her multi-cultured upbringing inspires her to write about navigating the world as a native Spanish speaker of Afro-Dominican descent. She is also a member of the 2017 and 2018 Dallas Poetry Slam Team currently ranking 5th in the nation. She has performed, featured, and competed in cities across the country. Marte was a finalist at the 2017 Texas Grand Slam Poetry Competition and ranked 5th in the 2018 Women of The World Poetry Slam Competition and was just recently a finalist at the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam Competition in San Diego, California. She is the founder of “Melanin Goddess” a Dallas based feminist healing collective for WOC. You can get in touch with her for more reading and poetry engagements at www.melanialuisa.com

 

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Details

Date:
January 25
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
www.dominicanwriters.com

Venue

Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Website:
www.wordupbooks.com

Organizer

Dominican Writers