45 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
Welcome to the PEN Lounge, a slam poetry session (with a DJ and full bar) featuring powerful and exciting voices from black queer poetry scenes in Chicago, Boston, and Minneapolis. Tonight’s lineup includes legend of the downtown poetry scene Mahogany L. Browne as emcee, Roya Marsh of Urban Word NYC in the Bronx, Poet Laureate for the City of Boston Porsha Olayiwola, founding member of the Dark Noise Collective Danez Smith, and recording artist and songwriter Jamila Woods.
This event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please stay tuned for updates about future PEN World Voices Festival programming.