[VIRTUAL] Mouth to Mouth Showcase with Open Mic
Kay Ulanday Barrett, Aurielle Marie, Noah Arhm Choi
[VIRTUAL] Mouth to Mouth Showcase with Open Mic

Join us for another Mouth to Mouth with Open Mic on February 28 at 7 PM ET! Hosted and curated by Kay Ulanday Barrett, this month Mouth to Mouth celebrates writers Aurielle Marie and Noah Arhm Choi!

Limited open mic slots are available! To put your name in for lottery selection, SIGN UP HERE by 10 AM ET, February 27! 

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Mouth to Mouth provides a safer community space for queer and trans B&I&POC folx and  rising migrant artists. We seek to uplift these voices and ask all allies to step back & show your support by cheering our performers on.

This event will be captioned and ASL Interpretation is provided by our friends at Pro Bono ASL.

KAY ULANDAY BARRETT (@brownroundboi) is a poet, essayist, cultural strategist, and A+ napper. They are the winner of the 2022 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly Award for Poetry, a winner of the 2022 Next Book Residency with Tin House, and a recipient of a 2020 James Baldwin Fellowship at MacDowell. Their second book, More Than Organs (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2020) received a 2021 Stonewall Honor Book Award by the American Library Association and is a 2021 Lambda Literary Award Finalist. Their contributions are found in The New York Times, Poetry Magazine, Colorlines, Literary Hub, The Advocate, Al Jazeera, NYLON, Vogue, The Rumpus, The Lily, The Massachusetts Review, them., and elsewhere. For more info: kaybarrett.net

Aurielle Marie is a Black and Queer poet, essayist, and cultural strategist surviving state violence. They are the author of Gumbo Ya Ya and the winner of the 2020 Cave Canem poetry prize.  She was a 2022 movement journalism fellow with Scalawag Magazine, a 2019 Lambda Literary Writer in Residence, and has received invitations to fellowships from Tin House, VONA, The Watering Hole, and Kopkind. Their work has been featured in American Poetry Review, the Poem-a-Day series, The Slow Down, Teen Vogue, and The Guardian. Gumbo Ya Ya received the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Poetry and Aurielle was selected as the 2022 Georgia Author of the Year in poetry. Aurielle writes about sex, systems, and The South from a Black Feminist lens.

Noah Arhm Choi is the author of CUT TO BLOOM, the winner of the 2019 Write Bloody Prize. They received a MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and their work appears in Apogee, Blackbird, The Rumpus, Split this Rock and others. Noah was shortlisted for the Poetry International Prize and received the 2021 Ellen Conroy Kennedy Poetry Prize, alongside fellowships from Kundiman, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  They work as the Director of the Progressive Teaching Institute and Assistant Director of DEI at a school in New York City. For more information, visit noaharhmchoi.com or @noah.arhm.choi on Instagram.

[VIRTUAL] Mouth to Mouth Showcase with Open Mic

Kay Ulanday Barrett, Aurielle Marie, Noah Arhm Choi
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
7:00 PM

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