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Spoken Word Poet: David Romero

Join us for an evening of spoken word poetry with Mexican-American spoken word artist David Romero. 

David 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.

www.davidaromero.com

www.elmartillopress.com

Performance in English.

Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00pm

Ketner Auditorium, Sykes Building, Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Ave. Charlotte NC 28274