Dialogue Arts Project: Poetry Performance
Join us for an energizing evening of poetry performance from the artists of the Dialogue Arts Project and members of the Trinity community. Speaking to personal storytelling, exchange across difference, and joyful collaboration, DAP offers an arts-based entryway into critical discourse around identity.
Sofía Snow is an artist, educator, and organizer. Her work has been featured in a range of literary publications, as well as in The Boston Globe, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Generation Progress, and elsewhere. Sofía is currently the Deputy Director of Urban Word NYC, a literary arts organization serving 35,000 youth across all five boroughs of New York City.
Jon Sands is the author of The New Clean (2011, Write Bloody Publishing), as well as the co-host of The Poetry Gods Podcast. His work has been published widely, and anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He's a Youth Mentor with Urban Word-NYC, and teaches creative writing for adults at Bailey House in East Harlem (an HIV/AIDS service center). He's an MFA Graduate in Fiction from Brooklyn College, where his work won the Himan Brown Award for short stories, and he's represented New York City multiple times at the National Poetry Slam. He lives in Brooklyn.