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Kwynn is coming home and a #freemybars party!

Another amazing Chicago poet is coming through the area and it's a bit of a homecoming, as well!  Kwynn is returning to Dayton to rock our mics and it's a chance for those of you who have been online with the #freemybars open mic on Twitter to read on a real stage!

As always, the doors open at 7pm and the poetry starts at 7:30pm

Kwyn Townsend Riley is a writer who wants to write the wrongs of the world. From the Southside of Chicago, Kwyn channels her everyday experiences into her art. Most of her work focuses on prominent social justice issues such as systemic racism, sexism and gun violence. She is a celebrated poet, playwright, writer and leader. In her undergraduate career at the University of Dayton, she was recognized as a leader for social justice. She was awarded the Nancy M Bramlage Award for 2016 and Visionary Leadership Award in 2015. Her play “UNNOTICED” was produced at the University of Dayton for the Whitebox Theatre Festival, Black History Month and Women’s History Month. Kwyn truly lives her life according to Psalms 46: 5 “God is within her, she will not fail”. Her poetry has been featured in Huffington Post, Blavity, and ForHarriet. Currently Kwyn is back at her home in Chicago as a freelance writer. Make sure to check out her blog at kwynology.weebly.com and you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at kwynology.

Kwyn Townsend Riley is a writer who wants to write the wrongs of the world. From the Southside of Chicago, Kwyn channels her everyday experiences into her art. Most of her work focuses on prominent social justice issues such as systemic racism, sexism and gun violence. She is a celebrated poet, playwright, writer and leader. In her undergraduate career at the University of Dayton, she was recognized as a leader for social justice. She was awarded the Nancy M Bramlage Award for 2016 and Visionary Leadership Award in 2015. Her play “UNNOTICED” was produced at the University of Dayton for the Whitebox Theatre Festival, Black History Month and Women’s History Month. Kwyn truly lives her life according to Psalms 46: 5 “God is within her, she will not fail”. Her poetry has been featured in Huffington Post, Blavity, and ForHarriet. Currently Kwyn is back at her home in Chicago as a freelance writer. Make sure to check out her blog at kwynology.weebly.com and you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at kwynology.

Earlier Event: March 19
The March Slam!
Later Event: April 23
The April Slam