PoetNY Open Mic ft. Savon Bartley

Sun, 05 February 2017 // 08:30 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Guest hosted by Savon Bartley. Signups and doors at 8pm. 20, 3-minute slots, first come, first served. $10 admission. Advance discount tickets: $7 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2734821 Join the PoetNY OpenMic community on IG @poetny & Twitter @poetinnewyork

Feature Poet: Savon Bartley is an only child from North Chicago. He is writer, poet, teaching artist, and global health advocate known for eclectic readings. He’s been featured at venues such as the Apollo Theater, The United Nations, the Auditorium Theater, and Universities across the country. Bartley’s work is a reflection of his experiences with mental illness, social justice, global health, and what it means to be a better man than his father. Acting as a youth mentor at Urban Word NYC and a teaching artist for the Creative Writing Club in New York City, his literary work has been published in The Suspect Press, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker Anthology, Slate Magazine, and Public Pool.