Briana Ureña-Ravelo is a 27 year old femme first generation Afro-Dominicana writer and poet based in West Michigan. She is a community organizer, intersectional womanist, freelance writer, artist, poet, activist, thinker, and dreamer. Her interests include music, language and words, anti-fascism and resistance, shows and the all-ages/punk scene, Afro-Caribbean spirituality and culture, radical and community politics, decolonization, social justice organizing and theory, fashion and clothes, cooking, body modifications, her calico cat Shampoo, and sweets.  Art by Sofia Ramirez Hernandez   briana@thesparrowsgr.com

Briana Ureña-Ravelo is a 27 year old femme first generation Afro-Dominicana writer and poet based in West Michigan. She is a community organizer, intersectional womanist, freelance writer, artist, poet, activist, thinker, and dreamer. Her interests include music, language and words, anti-fascism and resistance, shows and the all-ages/punk scene, Afro-Caribbean spirituality and culture, radical and community politics, decolonization, social justice organizing and theory, fashion and clothes, cooking, body modifications, her calico cat Shampoo, and sweets.

Art by Sofia Ramirez Hernandez

briana@thesparrowsgr.com

Poetry night

Hosted by Briana Ureña-Ravelo and Jackie Vega on third Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm at 1035 Wealthy St SE:

To participate in Poetry Night at The Sparrows, please send an email to Briana@thesparrowsgr.com including the following information:

Name
Age
Short Bio
Examples of your work
Have you performed before? Where?

Please note that we request this information not to judge you or your work, but in an effort to group like-minded writers together on the same nights. 

The scheduled Open-mic Nights are:
February 19
March 19
April 16
May 21
June 18
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 15
November 19
December 17