Medaille College Write Thing Reading Series: Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton

Announcement Date : Thursday, February 21, 2019Categories: Other Local Events

Where:
Medaille College
4th Floor, Main Building
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

MARQUIS “Ten Thousand” BURTON is a spoken word poet, educator, curator and Just Buffalo Literary Center teaching artist. Working with Shea’s Performing Arts, C.A.O.(Community Action Organization), Say Yes Buffalo and other non-profit and educational institutions he has taught young writers to discover their voice through poetry while celebrating their stories for more than a decade. He has represented Buffalo in National Poetry Slams for the past decade and has been the official team coach for three years. Marquis has also held the position of curator of poetry talent for the Music Is Art Festival for the past 6 years.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. For more information, please contact Kyle Shrader at kyle.j.shrader@medaille.edu