We offer our sincere thanks to Sejal Shah for reading on February 25th. We are grateful for your words and support.
Writer Annette Daniels Taylor joins Words on the Verge on March 25th at 5pm.
Daniels Taylor is an award winning playwright, poet, and activist. Using poetry and performance, Annette explores language, sound, and identity, through culture and community experience. Sharing her work on stage, screens, and learning centers she finds great value working with youth at a higher risk of being lost in social and academic systems.
Some of her education partnerships include : Buffalo City Summer School of The Arts; Young Audiences -WNY; Just Buffalo Literary Center; Erie County Youth Detention Center; People Inc; McKinley High School; Buffalo Academy of Performing & Visual Arts; Canisius College YALT program; Gateway Longview; Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries; Americorps, and Bufalo State College STEM-STEAM program.
Currently an MFA Arthur Schomburg Fellow with the Department of Media Study, SUNY University at Buffalo; a 2016 Pink Door Poetry Fellow; graduate of CUNY, Borough of Manhattan Community College; and SUNY Empire State College.
Congratulations to Bill Brewer who won a gift certificate for a Black Button Distilling tour and tasting for him and 20 of his friends! All proceeds from the raffle will assist Words on the Verge with operating costs. Thank you Black Button!
Our next fundraiser will be a book basket raffle! Do you have a new book you would like to donate? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer our sincere thanks to Tokeya Graham & Selena Cochran for reading on January 28th. It was a magical night & we are so grateful for their powerful writing.
Thanks toaaduna for their support of our efforts at Words on the Verge. Please take a moment to check out their gorgeous literary journal. Join them on March 9th, for a kick-off event to celebrate their spoken word and open mic program-word, revisited,featuring Michele Jones Galvin.
Above: Karen Faris (poet & aaduna contributor). bill berry, jr. (aaduna publisher), and Words on the Verge host Christine Green. (Photo by: Lisa Brennan).
In celebration of VDAY and 1 Billion Rising our host, Christine Green, will join Aromantium proprietor Rosa Davila for a creative storytelling workshop. No experience is needed just a curious heart.
February 11, 630pm Aromantium 5 Market St., Brockport
Please bring a pair of shoes (some of your own or a used pair from the thrift store). Christine will read her lyric essay, “Hair.” Rosa will treat participants to a dance performance.
Did you miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for a Black Button Distillingtour and tasting for you and 20 of your closest friends! Raffle tickets will be available now through February 25 and cost $5 each or $20 for 5 tickets. Winner will be drawn at the next reading. All proceeds will assists Words on the Verge with operating costs. Contact us at email@example.com. Thank you Black Button!
Words on the Verge is now offering workshops!
All events are from 5-7pm at A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St., Brockport, NY 14420. Light refreshments served.