The Women of the World Poetry Slam (WoWPS) is an international poetry competition for poets who (according to the rules set by NPS, Inc.) live their lives as women.
Come watch a night of amazing poetry from poets who identify as women, and if you meet that criteria and would like to compete to be the Rain City representative at WoWPS, join us on the stage!
Mugabi Augustine Ateenyi Olatokumbo Byenkya was born in Nigeria to Ugandan parents and has spent his life living across Africa, Asia and North America. Mugabi is a writer, poet and rapper who has honed his craft through writing workshops, poetry slams, cyphers and open mics across North America and East Africa. Mugabi was longlisted for the Babishai Niwe Poetry Award in 2015, has been featured on The Good Men Project, The Mighty and his writing is used to teach International High School English reading comprehension. His debut novel, Dear Philomena, was published in 2017.