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Phoenix Books FireWorks Verse Open Mic

*Virtual Event*
Event date: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a FireWorks Verse Open Mic hosted by Phoenix Books' own Bianca Amira Zanella!

You are invited to a poetry pick-me-up performance with pop! People want poems more than ever during this uncertain time, so we welcome you to RSVP for another virtual pandemic poetry party. We will find comfort in each other's words, release our stress and emotional weight, and celebrate connection and gratitude. Bring your best metaphoric firework of a verse to share, or just come to listen to the show! We'll see you on Zoom!

Those interested in reading can sign up at the beginning of the meeting, via the Zoom Chat Box feature.

ABOUT THE EVENT HOST: Bianca Amira Zanella is a Vermont-based performance poet, paper artist, and events coordinator, as well as the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland. Zanella’s poems have most recently appeared in The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. In 2019, Bianca acted as Wellness Coordinator for the Feminine Empowerment Movement Slam (FEMS) tournament based in Cambridge, MA, and founded “Infinite Lit: a night of spoken word poetry,” co-producing this series alongside Michael Kingsbury around Rutland County. In 2020, Bianca founded and is the owner of The Paper Poet, offering healing poetic experiences.

This event is free and open to all! Please register with Eventbrite HERE. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom invite.

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