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 7pm-9pm 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:
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18