Poets Join Panel on Race and Inclusivity in the Columbia Arts Community Thursday Night

Poets Monifa Lemons and Jennifer Bartell to Serve on Jasper Project Panel on Inclusivity Following Preview of Black Super Hero Magic Mama Thursday Night

Also recognized as SelahthePoet, Monifa Lemons began in Columbia, SC in the late 90s. Both Spoken Word Artist and Host at various venues for 18 years, she's now Co-Founder/Director of The Watering Hole Poetry Organization, which creates Harlem Renaissance spaces in the contemporary South. She also facilitates workshops on writing and intentional creation. Her work can be found in The African American Review (July 2016) and African Voices (Winter/Spring 16/17). 

Also recognized as SelahthePoet, Monifa Lemons began in Columbia, SC in the late 90s. Both Spoken Word Artist and Host at various venues for 18 years, she's now Co-Founder/Director of The Watering Hole Poetry Organization, which creates Harlem Renaissance spaces in the contemporary South. She also facilitates workshops on writing and intentional creation. Her work can be found in The African American Review (July 2016) and African Voices (Winter/Spring 16/17). 

  Jennifer Bartell received the MFA in Poetry from USCarolina. Her poetry has been published in Callaloo, PLUCK!, Blackberry: a magazine, decomP, As/Us, Fall Lines, The Raleigh Review, the museum americana, andKakalak, among others. She also has work forthcoming in Scalawag. She is a Callaloo Fellow, The Watering Hole Fellow, and The Teachers Guild Fellow. She teaches at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. (photo credit Lester Boykin)

 

Jennifer Bartell received the MFA in Poetry from USCarolina. Her poetry has been published in CallalooPLUCK!, Blackberry: a magazine, decomP, As/UsFall Lines, The Raleigh Review, the museum americana, andKakalak, among others. She also has work forthcoming in Scalawag. She is a Callaloo Fellow, The Watering Hole Fellow, and The Teachers Guild Fellow. She teaches at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. (photo credit Lester Boykin)

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