Speak Poet Poetry and Music Showcase will be held at East Bank Theatre in Bossier on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Admission is $10.
Notebook Assassins Presents The Speak Poet | Poetry and Music Showcase Featuring RJ Wright.
RJ Wright, is a writer from Seattle, Washington, by way of Cambridge, England. With a degree in psychology and serving as a first lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve, he hopes to inspire a new generation of writers and poets as well as promote mental health in the African American community through his art.
RJ, currently a Houston resident, has been a member of the Write About Now slam team that placed 9th in the nation at the National Poetry Slam. He is the 2016 Houston Performance Poet of the Year and the 2017 Bayou City Slam Champion.
RJ will be taking the stage with Shreveport's own Reginald Mask (poet), Jus Marvin (poet), Deondra Kimble (singer/poet), and B. Puresse (singer).