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AJA MONET

sun 15/02/2015 - 18:30

Aja Monet (Brooklyn, NYC) live in Brussels

 Aja Monet is a poet, performer, and educator from Brooklyn, NYC best known as the youngest individual to win the legendary Nuyorican Poet’s Café Grand Slam title. As well, she was invited to perform for NAACP’s Barack Obama Inaugural event in Washington DC. In 2009 she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College (2009), and received her BA in Liberal Arts. She then received an MFA in Creative Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2011). Aja Monet independently published her first book of poetry, The Black Unicorn Sings (2010). In 2012, she collaborated with poet/musician Saul Williams on a book entitled, Chorus: A Literary Mixtape (MTV Books/Simon & Schuster). In 2014 she pubished a new book of poems entitled, “Inner-City Chants & Cyborg Cyphers”.

Aja Monet hosted by Belgian Renaissance, Congolisation, Pianofabriek
I.s.m. US Embassy, Urban Woorden, Congolisation, Belgian Renaissance, Pianofabriek

Doors : 17h00
Entrance: 5€ / Pay what you can

For more information:
www.ajamonet.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/776673102427017