We’re proud to continue our series Poets in Protest with Tyler French and Regie Cabico. Our own resident poet Malik Thompson invites local and national poets to Loyalty to discuss their work and acts of resistance through their work. RSVP Here!
About the Poets:
Regie Cabico has appeared on HBO's Def Poetry Jam, TEDx Talk and NPR's Snap Judgement. He is the first Asian American and Queer poet to win the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. He produces Capturing Fire: A Queer Slam and Summit and publisher of Capturing Fire Press.
Tyler French is a writer, organizer, and public humanist living in Washington, D.C. He works in the arts and cultural non-profit world and writes about the arts and equitable community development. He is a co-creator and baker for Queer Cookies, a poetry series and bake sale supporting queer-identified poets. He has poems in Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry, Beech Street Review, and Bending Genres Journal. See more of his work attylerhfrench.com. When not writing, he’s dancing with his partner, Matthew Cumbie, and cohabitating with a 13-year old shih tzu named Lucas.