The Humboldt Poetry Show
October 3rd 2019, 7pm Sign Ups, 7:30pm Poetry Show! Live Music by DJ Goldylocks and Live Art by Dre Meza! Our theme this month is: Loving Your Body/Oneself in honor of Love Your Body Day on October 16th! If you come in with a special poem on this topic you will receive a treat! We are so excited to announce that Beau Williams is our featured poet this month! Beau Williams is a performance poet, writer, organizer & facilitator from the United States. He is currently based in Dublin, Ireland. Launching his career in venues of the New England region of the States, Beau has performed his work as part of collectives as well as solo across the US and Ireland along with competing for Manchester, NH & Portland ME in the National Poetry Slam. His work, published by numerous websites and journals, may be found in his own collections RUMHAM (2016, Red Bench Press) and Nail Gun and a Love Letter (2018, Swimming With Elephants). In January of 2017, Beau was the Artist in Residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. At the World Poetry Slam in Paris in 2019, Beau, as Ireland’s representative, placed 15th overall. He is also the Head Organizer of the Glasshouse Poetry Open Mic in Galway. Currently, Beau is studying at the University College of Cork in the Masters in Creative Writing program; is the 2018-2019 All-Ireland Poetry Grand Slam Champion of 2018; and remains fairly optimistic.
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