Spoken Word Poet: David Romero
David A. Romero is a Mexican-American spoken word artist from Diamond Bar, CA. Romero is the the co-founder of El Martillo Press and the author of My Name Is Romero (FlowerSong Press), a book reviewed by Gustavo Arellano (¡Ask a Mexican!), Curtis Marez (University Babylon), and founding member of Ozomatli, Ulises Bella. Romero has received honorariums from nearly a hundred colleges and universities in thirty-four different states in the USA and has performed live in Mexico, Italy, and France. Romero's work has been published in literary magazines in the United States, Mexico, England, Scotland, and Canada. Romero has opened for Latin Grammy winning bands Ozomatli and La Santa Cecilia. Romero's work has been published in anthologies alongside poets laureate Joy Harjo, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Luis J. Rodriguez, Jack Hirschman, and Tongo Eisen-Martin. Romero has won the Uptown Slam at the historic Green Mill in Chicago; the birthplace of slam poetry. Romero offers a scholarship for high school seniors interested in spoken word and social justice: “The Romero Scholarship for Excellence in Spoken Word.
Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00pm
Ketner Auditorium, Sykes Building, Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Ave. Charlotte NC 28274
- Event Type
Arts at Queens, Performing Arts, Literary Arts, Special Events, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement
- Target Audience
Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students
- Center for Latino Studies, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement (DICE), World Languages Department
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