Slam Poetry Club Presents: "The Strivers Row" Zora Howard
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:30pm
Memorial Union, Ballroom 50 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
Come see The Strivers Row, Zora Howard! Presented by the URI Slam Poetry Club as a part of Diversity Week.
Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7PM.
Zora Howard is a Harlem raised writer, spoken word artist, actress, and activist. She found spoken word at the age of thirteen. She began slamming the same year and won the Urban Word NYC Grand Slam finals, the youngest poet ever to do so.
Her work has also been showcased on HBO, PBS, NBC and on the second season of TV One series Verses and Flow. Also in 2009, she was named the inaugural NYC Youth Poet Laureate. In recognition of her spoken word accomplishments, she was honored as one of Glamour Magazine’s 2011 Amazing Women of the Year. That same year, she joined the award-winning spoken word poetry collective, The Strivers Row.
She is currently studying comparative literature at Yale University. Zora Howard is represented by, The Strivers Row, an Artist Management Company.
This event is co-sponsored by the Student Affairs Diversity Fund and the Multicultural Center.