Lauren Zuniga a nationally touring performance poet and teaching artist who performs “To the Progressives Plotting Mass Exodus”, will be our guest, Wednesday, July 13th.
Doors open at 6:30, performance starts at 7:00
Lauren Zuniga provides a performance of dynamic spoken word poetry and music in a fluid, interactive style. She uses vivid imagery and keen attention to literary craft to engage the audience and explore themes of social and self awareness.
Her work has been requested by a variety of programs including: Women and Gender Studies, Sociology, Health and Sexuality, Forensic and English Departments.
- Internationally touring poet and speaker with 11 years of performance experience
- Featured TEDx speaker, 2011
- Represented Oklahoma in eight national poetry competitions
- Finished top twenty at the Women of World Poetry Slam every year since 2008.
- Nominated for State Poet Laureate of Oklahoma
- Founder of Oklahoma Young Writers, a nonprofit organization that uses spoken word and writing workshops to expand literary interest and opportunities for young people.
- Featured on Marianne Williamson’s talk show on XM radio
- Work has been performed by forensic students across the country in competitions, includingone state championship win