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Noelia Young to feature at 7 p.m. March 26th, Nightbird Books

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Noelia Young is a Latina poet and writer based in Fayetteville, AR.
She is a first generation immigrant from Costa Rica and received her
Bachelor’s Degree in English from Westminster College in Missouri. She
works as a legal assistant, music teacher and crisis intervention
specialist and her current book projects include a full length
manuscript of poems discussing her experiences as a first generation
immigrant and a book of essays about the Arkansas prison system where
her husband has been incarcerated since 2015. She has participated in
the Open Mouth Reading Series Poetry Retreat with workshop instructors
Hanif Abdurraqib and Eloisa Amezcua as well as the Speakeasy All Ages
Poetry Workshop with workshop instructor Rosebud Ben-Oni. Noelia is a
reader for Tinderbox Poetry Journal and a poetry mentor for Pen
America’s Prison Writing Mentorship program. Her poems have recently
appeared in audio form in Terse Journal and are forthcoming in the
North Meridian Review.


Picture Credits go to Kai Drachenberg

Noelia Young
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Noelia Young to feature at Nightbird Books, March 26th, 7 p.m.

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Noelia Young is a Latina poet and writer based in Fayetteville, AR.
She is a first generation immigrant from Costa Rica and received her
Bachelor’s Degree in English from Westminster College in Missouri. She
works as a legal assistant, music teacher and crisis intervention
specialist and her current book projects include a full length
manuscript of poems discussing her experiences as a first generation
immigrant and a book of essays about the Arkansas prison system where
her husband has been incarcerated since 2015. She has participated in
the Open Mouth Reading Series Poetry Retreat with workshop instructors
Hanif Abdurraqib and Eloisa Amezcua as well as the Speakeasy All Ages
Poetry Workshop with workshop instructor Rosebud Ben-Oni. Noelia is a
reader for Tinderbox Poetry Journal and a poetry mentor for Pen
America’s Prison Writing Mentorship program. Her poems have recently
appeared in audio form in Terse Journal and are forthcoming in the
North Meridian Review.


Picture Credits go to Kai Drachenberg

Noelia Young to feature at Nightbird Books, March 26th, 7 p.m.

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Noelia Young is a Latina poet and writer based in Fayetteville, AR.
She is a first generation immigrant from Costa Rica and received her
Bachelor’s Degree in English from Westminster College in Missouri. She
works as a legal assistant, music teacher and crisis intervention
specialist and her current book projects include a full length
manuscript of poems discussing her experiences as a first generation
immigrant and a book of essays about the Arkansas prison system where
her husband has been incarcerated since 2015. She has participated in
the Open Mouth Reading Series Poetry Retreat with workshop instructors
Hanif Abdurraqib and Eloisa Amezcua as well as the Speakeasy All Ages
Poetry Workshop with workshop instructor Rosebud Ben-Oni. Noelia is a
reader for Tinderbox Poetry Journal and a poetry mentor for Pen
America’s Prison Writing Mentorship program. Her poems have recently
appeared in audio form in Terse Journal and are forthcoming in the
North Meridian Review.


Picture Credits go to Kai Drachenberg

Noelia Young

Noellia Young to feature March 26th, 7 p.m. Nightbird Books

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Noelia Young is a Latina poet and writer based in Fayetteville, AR.
She is a first generation immigrant from Costa Rica and received her
Bachelor’s Degree in English from Westminster College in Missouri. She
works as a legal assistant, music teacher and crisis intervention
specialist and her current book projects include a full length
manuscript of poems discussing her experiences as a first generation
immigrant and a book of essays about the Arkansas prison system where
her husband has been incarcerated since 2015. She has participated in
the Open Mouth Reading Series Poetry Retreat with workshop instructors
Hanif Abdurraqib and Eloisa Amezcua as well as the Speakeasy All Ages
Poetry Workshop with workshop instructor Rosebud Ben-Oni. Noelia is a
reader for Tinderbox Poetry Journal and a poetry mentor for Pen
America’s Prison Writing Mentorship program. Her poems have recently
appeared in audio form in Terse Journal and are forthcoming in the
North Meridian Review.

Picture Credits go to Kai Drachenberg

Adam Cox to bring his lyrics to OPWC, January 29th, 7 pm, Nightbird Books

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Adam Cox is a songwriter and honest mechanic from Fayetteville, AR. As a tireless campaigner for civil rights, he’s often compared to Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. Adam’s songs range from rallying cries for the working class to blistering reprimands for the oligarchy, all performed with charisma and humor

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