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Poet J Mase III – Writing Workshop + Reading + Open Mic

April 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


J Mase III 225x2255:00-6:30 p.m.
Community Writing Workshop (All Ages)
RSVP to ehutchison@azhumanities.org

7:00-7:45 p.m.
Poetry Reading and Q&A

Firecreek Coffee Company
22 E. Route 66 ■ Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 774-2266

Join New York City-based black/trans/queer poet J Mase III on Monday, April 25th at the Firecreek Coffee Company for a community writing workshop, reading , and open mic event. The workshop, Even My Poems Are Revolutionary, invites new and experienced poets to explore social justice movements through writing and performance to create solo and group poems.

Earlier in the day on April 25th, J Mase III will be performing on the Northern Arizona University campus from 1-2pm for the opening of NAU’s Hip Hope Week III.

Follow @AZhumanities on twitter for daily writing prompts from J Mase III and other poets all month long.

About J Mase III: J Mase III is a black/trans/queer poet based in NYC. A blogger for the Huffington Post, he is author of “If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell My Kidney I was the Fiercest Poet Around” as well as, “And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment and Inappropriate Jokes About Death.” As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the US, the UK and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities and restricted care facilities among others. He is the founder of the international performance tour Cupid Ain’t @#$%!: An Anti-Valentine’s Day Poetry Movement and awQward, the first ever trans & queer people of color specific talent agency.


April 25, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ellie Hutchison, Programs Manager
602-257-0335 x26


Firecreek Coffee Company
22 E. Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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(928) 774-2266

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