Come on down (up, over, around) to Sweetwaters Cafe and Tea at 123 W. Washingon to join our awesome reading series. Whether you’re a page poet, slammer, or performance artist or refuse a label, we want to hear your work!
Sign up! 7:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m. – Open mic
8:00 p.m. – Featured Reader
This month join us for Aricka M. Foreman!
Aricka Foreman is a Cave Canem Fellow and educator. An English major at Wayne State University, she was the recipient of the Hatch Award, as well as the Loughead-Eldredge and Burke-Sheill scholarships. Her work has appeared in The Drunken Boat, Torch Poetry: A Journal for African American Women, Minnesota Review, Union Station Magazine, Bestiary Magazine, Vinyl Poetry, and she is a Poetry Editor for Muzzle Magazine. Foreman is a Midwest Regional Slam Champ, coached the 2011 Detroit Brave New Voices Youth Slam Team, and co-chaired the Women of the World Poetry Slam. She has taught poetry workshops through several programs including Prison Creative Arts Project, Y Arts Outreach, and Young Chicago Authors. She is currently employed by InsideOut as the Community Projects Coordinator and a Voices writer at Southeastern HS.