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Lyrical Sanctuary Featuring Melissa Dunmore
February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday, February 8 | Workshop, Open Mic & Performance
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Creative Writing Workshop | Union W143
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Open Mic & Feature Performance | Union Fireside Lounge
Melissa Dunmore is a guardian of diasporic narratives and matriarch-in-training. A spoken word artist, writer, and intersectional scholar of social justice originally from Brooklyn, New York with roots in rural Puerto Rico, she transplanted to the Arizona desert nearly twenty years ago. Melissa’s poetry and prose are published in three anthologies: Bar Flies: True Stories from the Early Years (2019), Black Lives Have Always Mattered (2017), and Songs of Yemaya (2017).