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Word Church Featuring Janae Johnson

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Monday, February 4, 2019,
4pm - 8pm

$2-$7 (tarifa variable)

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other.

The night breaks down like this:
4:00 - Writing Workshop
5:30 - Open Mic List Goes Out
6:00 - Poetry Begins
7:00 - This Week's Featured Poet: Janae Johnson

About Janae

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Janae Johnson is a Black Queer Poet, Community Organizer, Curator and Teaching Artist. She is the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion as well as the 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion. Janae is also the Co-Founder of two nationally recognized poetry venues: The House Slam in Boston, MA and The Root Slam in Oakland, CA.

Her poetry has appeared in outlets such as ESPN, PBS Newshour, and Kinfolks: A Journal of Black Expression. Janae currently resides in Berkeley, CA and enjoys discussing Stevie Wonder, and Black Musicals.