Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Angelique Palmer
Shirlington | Robeson Room | January 13, 2014 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Tonight's host is Angelique Palmer.

Angelique Palmer is a writer first. Her pieces range from erotica to eclectic- focusing mostly on family, love, addiction and recovery. She is the author of four chapbooks & recorded two poetry cd?s. After hosting Silent Treatment Entertainment?s weekly open mic, ?Spirits and Lyrics? in Manassas for nearly three years she created their Lock?d & Loaded Cash Slam. Beltway Poetry Slam?s 2011 Newbie Slam Champion, she competes nationally and locally, going to the Final Stage at Slam Richmond for the second season in a row. On the road she doesn?t make friends, she enlarges her family with features in New Jersey, Ohio, Colorado, and Minnesota. A Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University, she was (re)born and raised on the Literary Caf_ & Poetry Lounge stage- studying with the late Will ?Da Real One? Bell. She tries really hard, but she cannot say funny things about herself. She wrote this

Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all, come with an open mind and ear.

Wristbands are available for purchase online at midnight prior to the event, and on-site at the Busboys and Poets Book Store until sold out. Limit 4 wristbands per person. Sorry, no refunds.

Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. No saved or reserved seats are allowed. Failure to check in within 30 minutes of advertised start time may result in a forfeiture of seats.   

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