Latest Past Events

Food 4 Thought Poetry Slam

Join Poet Laureate, Roscoe Burnems, for Richmond's is "FIRST big money poetry slam"! Brought to you by Sunday Service Soul Food, Lifeline Poetry, & The Writer's Den Competitors will be performing for the chance to win a $1000 Grand Prize, $500 runner-up prize, and city-wide notoriety! Date and time Fri, October 1, 2021 7:00 PM...


Urban Fiction Experience

Richmond Public Library 101 E. Franklin St, Richmond

Urban Fiction Experience When: Sat., Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Phone: 804-646-2554 Email: [email protected] Price: Free Experience urban fiction at its finest with NYT Best-Selling Author Nikki Turner, Richmond Poet Laureate Roscoe Burnems, and other notable urban fiction authors. Features author workshops, readings, and chances to talk with some great authors.


Richmond’s first poet laureate and national slam poetry champion, Roscoe Burnems, collaborates with performance artist, Christina Leoni-Osion, to offer POETRY&MOTION, a multisensory experience of poetry as performance art. What is poetry as a performance art? What is the relationship between movement and language? How does being outside in nature influence the creative process? By writing...