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Poetry on Broadway: Jon Sands, Karl Michael Iglesias, Felicia Cade
October 27 @ 7:00 pm
Witness three unforgettable performances at 15 Broadway in Saranac Lake on Thursday, October 27 at 7PM. ACW will present spoken word poets Jon Sands, Karl Michael Iglesias, and Felicia Cade. This is a reading for poetry that is not only powerful on the page, but a marvel to hear on the mic. Don’t miss this chance to hear these rockstars of the literary arts bring down the house at Adirondack Center for Writing.
Fans of Willie Perdomo, NYS Poet Laureate and featured guest of the Kickass Writers Festival, will find three new favorite poets here.
This event is free and open to the public.
More about our performers:
Jon Sands is a winner of the 2018 National Poetry Series, selected for his second book, It’s Not Magic (Beacon Press, 2019). He is the facilitator of the Emotional Historians workshop, a series of generative writing workshops that you can find out more about on Instagram at @iAmJonSands. His work has been featured in the New York Times, as well as anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He teaches at Brooklyn College, Urban Word NYC, and for over a decade has facilitated a weekly writing workshop for adults at Baily House, an HIV/AIDS service center in East Harlem. He tours extensively as a poet, but lives in Brooklyn.
Karl Michael Iglesias a Puerto Rican actor, director, and author originally from Milwaukee, WI. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin and First Wave Hip Hop Theater Ensemble, he continues his exploration of verse and heightened language in theater. His poetry can be read on Acentos Review, Florida Review, RHINO Poetry, Brooklyn Review, Kweli Journal, Madison Review and BreakBeat Poets Vol4 : Latinext (2020). Karl is the author of Catch a Glow, available now on Finishing Line Press.
Felicia Cade is an International Poet, Author, and Activist. Named one of LA County’s most prominent Poets and a millennial voice to be reckoned with. Felicia’s work raises humanity to a new and inclusive space of thought, Unity, and Love. She has a powerful yet graceful stage presence that captivates her audience along with a unique and immersive style. Along with teaching and performing poetry internationally throughout Europe and Africa, She is the first Poet Laureate for BWW. Felicia has two published books “Collected Pieces & Shed Skin” and “Hallway Confessions”, and is currently working on her third book which is set to gain major publication next fall.