Apr 25

TRIO's Poetry Night

Thu, April 25, 2024 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h) • Goodbye Blue Monday Coffeehouse (319 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057)
Event flyer with description, QR code to RSVP, and an image of Taiwana Shambley, a black trans woman, basking in the sun joyfully

It's National Poetry Month and TRIO wants to celebrate first-gen, low income, and disabled poets! This event is open to the entire campus community to attend, so TRIO students, bring a friend!

TRIO's Poetry Night will be held on Thursday, April 25th at Goodbye Blue Monday Coffeehouse in downtown Northfield. Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the open mic will start at 7:15 PM, followed by a performance from our featured reader, Taiwana Shambley, to close out the night!

Students will be given one free beverage ticket (this ticket will not apply to smoothies or bottled beverages), and additional menu items for TRIO and non-TRIO students will be available for purchase! Treats and baked goods will be provided!

"A Black trans woman with disabilities, Taiwana Shambley is an abolitionist fiction writer & teaching artist from St. Paul’s North End neighborhood and based in Minneapolis. She writes, teaches, performs, and shifts stories to empower marginalized youth in Minnesota. Her work explores themes of political anger, West African and Black American mythology, and familial & ancestral relationships. 2024 marks her 10th year in the literary arts. You can book her or subscribe to updates on her first novel at her website!"

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from TRIO / SSS

Event Contact: Jessica Zick

Event Summary

TRIO's Poetry Night
  • When
    • Thursday, April 25, 2024
    • 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h)
  • Where
    • Goodbye Blue Monday Coffeehouse (319 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057)
  • Mode
    • In-Person
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  • Intended For: Students, Faculty, Staff
  • Categories: Performing Arts, food offered

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