Poetry Slam Workshop March 23
Would you like to compete in this year's Diversity Festival Poetry Slam? Please attend our final poetry slam workshop on Thursday, March 23 via Zoom to prepare for the Poetry Slam on April 12 at Oxnard College. Prepare to compete and have some fun. Both staff and students are invited to compete. There are prizes for the winners!
Thursday, March 23 | 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Mic Control with David A. Romero
Meeting ID: 819 3724 9133
David A. Romero is a Mexican-American spoken word artist from Diamond Bar, CA. Romero is the author of My Name Is Romero (FlowerSong Press), a book reviewed by Gustavo Arellano (¡Ask a Mexican!), Curtis Marez (University Babylon), and founding member of Ozomatli, Ulises Bella. Romero has appeared at over seventy-five colleges and universities in thirty different states in the USA. Romero's work has been published in literary magazines in the United States, England, and Canada.
Romero has opened for Latin Grammy winning bands Ozomatli and La Santa Cecilia. Romero's work has been published in anthologies alongside poets laureate Joy Harjo, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Luis J. Rodriguez, Jack Hirschman, and Tongo Eisen-Martin. Romero has won the Uptown Slam at the historic Green Mill in Chicago; the birthplace of slam poetry. Romero's poetry deals with family, identity, social justice, and Latinx issues.