PALS event featuring Desireé Dallagiacomo set for April 8
Western Washington University Associated Students Club Poets and Lyricists Society (PALS) is hosting prominent poet, performer, and educator Desireé Dallagiacomo, on April 8 at 6 p.m. in Miller Hall Room 138.
This event is free and open to the public.
Desireé Dallagiacomo is the program director & lead teaching artist at Forward Arts, a youth spoken word and social justice writing non-profit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and she has been a finalist at every major national poetry slam in the United States.
Her poems have been featured widely in such places as Bustle Magazine, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Everyday Feminism, and the New Orleans Fringe Festival. A collection of her work has been adapted for the Vagina Monologues at Tulane University. She has taught & performed extensively across the USA, Canada, & Australia--being a guest speaker, teacher, and performer at more than 70 universities worldwide. Videos of her performances have over 6 million views on YouTube. Her first full-length collection of poetry, SINK, is available at buttonpoetry.com.
This event is brought to you by: the WWU Associated Students Club PALS, the Queer Resource Center, Womxn's Identity Resource Center, and Western Libraries Poetry CHaT. For more information about this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.