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Women of the World Qualifier #3, ft. Mugabi Byenkya!

November 15th, 2017 at 8:00pm
235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
Signups start at 7:00pm
$3 Entrance Fee

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!


About Our Feature

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 ProjectThe Mighty and his writing is used to teach International High School English reading comprehension. His debut novel, Dear Philomena, was published in 2017.


SAFETY STATEMENT

Rain City Slam is committed to safety in our community for all of our members. We ask that anyone entering our community in any capacity treat the audience, poets, venue staff, Rain City community members and featuring artists as equals. We refuse to permit any act of hate, violence or bigotry on or off our stage and microphone and will ban any person or persons involved in those acts. Any person whose safety has been threatened in any way should report the occurrence to a member of the Rain City Slam board. We will keep information confidential and anonymous and provide any support needed. Absolutely NO ONE is above this rule and inappropriate, dangerous, hateful or violent behavior is unacceptable for everyone.