Writers Read Hilltowns August
August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for Writers Read / Hilltowns! On Sunday, August 1 from 2-4 pm. Our featured reader is Nicole M. Young. To attend, email Jane Roy Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org for a link to the meeting.
Bio: Originally from Detroit, Nicole M. Young considers her creative practice to be inter+multi+disciplinary where theatre, music, poetry, and live performance intersect informing a unique repertoire of work. Trained as a musician and actor, Nicole’s gift for writing was discovered as an adult making sense of life and belonging in rural New England. Autobiographical in nature, Nicole’s writing seeks to fill the spaces for women of color whose fair representations are absent in mainstream media.
As a content creator and events producer, she seeks to uplift and empower those from marginalized communities such as the many she belongs to including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+/Queer, femme and gender expansive, first generation college educated, and plus size/curvy, She is the recipient of several grants including from the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts & Assets4Artists, Easthampton City Arts, and Northampton Open Media. Nicole is the editor of the recently released chapbook anthology, Locating Me, and serves as producer and host of the web series, Black Writers Read. Her award-winning play, get (t)his!, has been produced in Michigan, New York City and Western Massachusetts. Nicole’s self-produced spoken word album, In/Put: Live from the Valley, was released in 2019. She has performed her poetry in over 20 venues across the Northeast and Midwest including for colleges, festivals, and opening for musicians.
Nicole lives in Windsor, CT and works in Western Massachusetts.
Visit her at: https://www.nicolemyoung.com/
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