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A Gathering of Voices: Gemini Ink Open Mic
August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+5Free
Join Gemini Ink for an Open Mic via Zoom this coming Saturday. We invite you to share your voice in a supportive and celebratory literary space—we’d love to hear your poems, stories, and songs! Let’s come together and delight in the power of the written and spoken word as we all navigate through these tough times.
We are thrilled to be having these awe-inspiring community voices join us: Our current San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, 2018-2020 San Antonio Poet Laureate Octavio Quintanilla, San Antonio Express-News journalist Cary Clack, our 2015 Texas State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla, and award-winning poets Sheila Black, Wendy Barker, and Natalia Treviño.
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The link to sign up to read is in your RSVP confirmation. Readers are allotted 3 minutes each.
The one-and-only Eddie Vega is our featured emcee. Eddie is a poet and spoken-word artist who claims South Texas as his home. His poems have appeared in anthologies, displayed on Via buses, depicted on downtown windows, and shouted from stages big and small. His book, Chicharra Chorus, was published by FlowerSong Press in 2019. He writes about food, Tejano culture, politics, and the intersections thereof. He is known throughout the land as the Taco-Poet of Texas. Find Eddie on all social media platforms as @eltacolico.