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Lauren Zuniga, poet

From site: News & Events

Date: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Time: 9:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Java Joint,
Pearsons Hall

Contact: Jen Walsh

Lauren Zuniga is an internationally touring poet and teaching artist. A three time national slam finalist and passionate activist, MoveOn.Org called her work, “the most riveting message.” Daily Kos called her “a voice that can change the game.” Born and raised in Oklahoma, she is the voice of Oklahoma City Community College's Now is Power campaign featured on television and radio. In 2012, she served as the Activist-In-Residence for the University of Oklahoma and was voted Best Local Author by the Oklahoma Gazette.  She is the author of two poetry collections, The Nickel Tour (Penmanship Books, 2009) and The Smell of Good Mud (Write Bloody Publishing, 2012).

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