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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York (map)
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Features include Safia Jama

Hosted by David Lawton

Plus open mic

21+

$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.

Safia Jama was born to a Somali father and an Irish-American mother in Queens, New York. A Harvard graduate and a Cave Canem fellow, she has poetry appearing in PloughsharesBoston ReviewBOMB, and RHINO. Safia is a Pushcart-nominated poet and her manuscript was a semi-finalist in the Pleiades Press Editors Prize for Poetry. She was the subject of a “Shades of U.S.” documentary about her life and work (CUNY TV). Safia teaches in the English Department at Baruch College.


Earlier Event: September 4
Poetry Cafe, London
Later Event: September 22
Spoken Word Sundays NYC