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2019 Upcoming Events

2018 Past Events 

  1. Syracuse University 
    • October 25th – 27th
  2. Performance Poets of the Palm Beaches 
    • Sunday, October 21st at 3-6:00PM
  3. Black Ink Book Festival 
    • Saturday, September 8th
    • Charleston County Public Library Central Library, 68 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401
    • Come ready to support the authors!
      • I’ll have both of my books on sale
  4. Poetic Justice Books & Arts
  5. The Book Cellar Open Mic 
    • Saturday, August 18th at 4-6:00PM
    • 801 Lake Ave, Lake Worth
    • Join me + authors Winston Aarons, Ryan Buynak, and Jennifer La Reine
      • Poetry and panel discussion
  6. Feminist Happy Hour 
    • Friday, August 3rd at 7PM
    • ImprovU, 105 NW 5th Ave
    • Feminist Happy Hour (FHH) is committed to amplifying the voices of women, femme and non binary performers in comedy and beyond. The feminism we practice in the FHH house is intersectional, body-positive, sex-positive and shame free.
  7. Delray Beach Morning Live 
  8. Malala Fund Interview 
    • Interviewing with the Malala Fund this coming June in NYC
    • Find out who Malala is and why she cares so much about 130 Million Girls –> 
  9. Mother’s Day Celebration 
    • Sunday, May 13th at 3-5PM
    • Delray Beach Children’s Garden, 137 SW 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444
    • Free to the public — bring your mamas and come love on them!
  10. Frog Alley Festival 
    • Saturday, May 12th at 6-10PM
    • Atlantic Ave & SW 5th Ave
    • Free to the public, kid friendly
    • I’ll have a vending table there
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  11. Miami Book Fair
    • Sunday, May 6th at 11AM – 7PM
    • Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, 33137
    • Free to the public — activities for children — lots of books!
      • I’ll be selling copies of Close Your Eyes, Now Breathe + loudmouth 
  12. Palm Beach County Young Democrats #MeToo Panel 
    • Tuesday, April 17th at 7pm
    • Honey on Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach
    • I’ll be participating on the panel + sharing a poem!
  13. Lynn University Library 
    • Wednesday, April 11th at 12:00PM
    • 3601 N Military Trl, Boca Raton, FL 33431
    • Free to the public
    • Tickets –> Click here  
      • I’ll be selling copies of Close Your Eyes, Now Breathe loudmouth
  14. EJS Project’s Grand Opening Celebration 
    • Friday, April 6th at 4:30PM
    • 700 West Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach
    • Free to public
  15. Poetic Lakay
    • Friday, March 30th at 7:00PM
    • Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 5925 NE 2nd Ave 33137
    • Free to public
      • I’ll perform + sell books
  16. Electric Book Lovers 
    • Saturday, March 10th 2-5PM
    • Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59th Terrace
    • Free to the public — books will be sold there
  17. One Year Celebration of CYENB + loudmouth Release 
    • Saturday, February 17th at 6pm
    • The Book Cellar, 801 Lake Ave
    • Free to the public
    • My books are being sold there
  18. Democratic Party Black History Celebration
    • Thursday, February 8th at 7pm
    • Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2nd Street
  19. Art Palm Bach, The Bold Beauty Project
    • Wednesday, January 17th through Sunday, January 21st
    • West Palm Beach Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Boulevard
    • Watch preview of the video project that I did a poem for below
  20. The Flamingo House, Art In the Alley 

2017 Past Events 

  1. The Salon 
    • Monday, November 27th at 8pm
    • Voltaire, 526 Clematis St.
    • Audience: 40-50
  2. National League of American Pen Women Luncheon
    • Thursday, November 19th at 12pm/noon
    • Delray Beach Golf Club, 2200 Highland Ave
    • Guests: $32, Members: $27
    • For information contact:
    • Click to watch the video
  1. Joy Church Poetry Night 
    • Sunday, November 5th at 5:40pm
    • Lake View Church, 2599 N Swinton Ave Delray Beach 33444
  2. Capital One Cafe Poetry Jam 
    • Tuesday, November 17th at 7pm
    • Capital One Cafe, 330 E Atlantic Ave
    • Audience size: 25-30 community members
    • Email,, for details about future events
  3. Community Dance Jam
    • Friday, June 2nd at 7:30PM
    • Veterans Park Recreation Center, 802 NE 1st St.
    • Audience size: 20 community members
  4. Spring Valley High School, English and Social Studies Honors Society Induction 
    • Tuesday, May 23rd at 7PM
    • Spring Valley High School, 371 NY-59
    • Audience size: 70 students and teachers
  5. Arts Garage Poetry Reading (sold out)
    • Thursday, May 4th at 7pm *event sold out*
    • Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave Delray Beach
    • Audience size: 80 (black box)
  6. The Milagro Center Fundraiser 
    • Friday, April 21st at 7pm
    • Delray Beach Gulf Club, 2200 Highland Avenue
    • Audience size: 100 seated guests
  7. SVHS Women and Poetry
    • Monday, March 27th at 2pm
    • Spring Valley High School, 361 Route 59 Spring Valley
  8. Speaking From The Art 
    • Thursday, March 23rd at 8PM
    • Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave
  9. CYENB Book Release Party (Sold Out)
  10. West Palm Beach Women’s March 
    • Saturday, January 21st
    • Performed: March on Sister
    • Audience size: 7,000
    • Largest crowd to book Meyer Amphitheater
  11. Spady Museum’s 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
    • Monday, January 16th
    • Performed: Dear Dr. King, your legacy is the source of our revival
    • Audience size: 150 seated guests
  12. City of Delray Beach Dr. Martin Luther King March
    • Monday, January 16th
    • Performed: Dear Dr. King, your legacy is the source of our revival
    • Audience size: 300 marchers
  13. KOP Mentoring Program
    • Friday, January 20th
    • Discussed life story, college, travel, and journey to poetry
    • Audience size: 12 students
  14. The Milagro Center, Retrospective Exhibit 
    • Friday, January 6th
    • Performed: The Milagro Center 
    • Audience size: 50
  15.  Poetic Lakay 
    • Friday, January 27th at 8pm
    • Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 5925 NE 2nd Ave (Marketplace)
    • Audience size: 30


  • CYENB spent three weeks on Amazon’s #1 Hot New Release in Caribbean + Latin American Poetry
  • CYENB has made it #4 and #5 in Hot New Release in all poetry
  • BET Millennial Feminist Poets to know
  • Delray Newspaper May 2017 full page interview
  • Barnes and Noble is now selling copies of Close Your Eyes, Now Breathe at select stores and in their online store

Flose in the News!

Performing “March on Sister” at Women’s March. PC: Michael LaFrance