Sunday Kind of Love: Marlena Chertock & Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez @ Busboys and Poets, Washington [20 May]

Sunday Kind of Love: Marlena Chertock & Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez

17:00 - 19:00

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Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
May's Sunday Kind of Love features Marlena Chertock and Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez! MORE ABOUT MARLENA CHERTOCK AND TATIANA FIGUEROA RAMIREZ BELOW.

Sunday Kind of Love Reading & Open Mic Series offers a stage for emerging and established poets from the Washington, DC area and around the nation. Co-hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey, Sunday Kind of Love includes featured poets and an open mic segment. Cosponsored by Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online the day of the event or at the door:

For questions or more information, please email [email protected]

MARLENA CHERTOCK has two books of poetry, Crumb-siz...ed (Unnamed Press, 2017) and On that one-way trip to Mars (Bottlecap Press, 2016). She lives in Washington, D.C. and uses her skeletal dysplasia and chronic pain as a bridge to scientific poetry. Her poems and short stories have appeared in Breath & Shadow, The Deaf Poets Society, Noble/Gas Quarterly, Paper Darts, Rogue Agent, Wordgathering, and more. She serves as the Communications Coordinator for the LGBTQ Writers Caucus. Find her at or @mchertock.

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, TATIANA FIGUEROA RAMIREZ graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and is a VONA Voices Alumna, having worked with award-winning poets Willie Perdomo and Danez Smith. She currently performs spoken word in the greater Washington D.C. area and is completing the Poetry Teaching Artist Training Program under Jonathan B. Tucker. She has previously performed in New York, Philadelphia, Miami, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. You can read her work in The Acentos Review, A Gypsy’s Library, Here Comes Everyone, and Queen Mob’s Teahouse, among other publications, or visit her website
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