April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Calling all teens (13 – 17) to join us at the Jacksonville Public Library’s Main Branch (Teen Room) during Art Walk for an Open Mic Night!
This event will be emceed by the one and only Suni Storm! Come show off your skill or share your latest poetry, while learning about Hope at Hand, Inc. Then explore the three major hubs: James Weldon Johnson Park, The Jessie (DuPont Center), and Melanin Market at The Breezeway at Vystar Tower, and all the businesses and public art between.
Suni Storm is a poetess, author, event host, and entrepreneur located in Jacksonville, FL, by way of Washington, DC. Along with artistic endeavors, Suni considers herself a qualified playlist curator, a cultural enthusiast, and a safe space. You can connect with Suni at a variety of city-wide events, but she is best found minding her business.
Special thanks to the Jacksonville Public Library and Downtown Vision, Inc. for partnering with us for this event.
Thank you to the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, the City of Jacksonville, the Poetry Foundation, and the Florida Department of State Division of Arts and Culture for helping sponsor this event.
Jax Poetry Fest is presented by Hope at Hand, Inc.