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Posted on: February 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Poetic Expressions Celebrating Black History Month


Roya Marsh is the poet/author of the chapbooks Not All of Me Shall Die, Pieces, Vol. I & II and 26. She works as a teacher and youth mentor and has always held a deep passion for writing.  

Roya was a finalist in the 2013 Poetry Idol, 2013 Inspired Word Slam Master Jam Champion, 2014 Nuyorican Grand Slam Champion and Captain of the first all-female slam team in the tristate area, representing Nuyorican Poets Cafe. She has recently been ranked second in the world at the Woman of the World Poetry Slam. She has been featured in the Village Voice, Huffington Post, Blavity, Button Poetry, Def Jam's All Def Digital and at many venues and colleges around the country.

Free admittance. All are welcome. 

For more information contact the Youth Bureau (914) 654-2045, Monday-Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

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