Urban Voices Poetry Festival 2009

Some highlights from South Africa’s Urban Voices Poetry Festival 2009 including Willie Perdomo rockin “Nigger-Rican Blues” (rarely recited these days), homegirl and soulvoice Abena Koomson (makin magic happen on the loop machine) as well as the Bay Area’s own Marc Bamuthi Joseph and memoirist/poet Staceyann Chin.

Author: Oscar Bermeo

Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is the author of the chapbooks Anywhere Avenue, Palimpsest, Heaven Below, and To the Break of Dawn. He lives and works in Oakland, CA.

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