Poetry slam features Texan writer ‘The Gully Princess’

USI Shield Staff

Activities Programming Board is hosting a poetry slam from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday in the Fireside Loune.

The poet, Ebony Stewart (“The Gully Princess”) writes about all things black, woman and magic and is the only adult female three-time Slam Champion in Austin, Texas.

She is on her RISE! Tour promoting sexual health, body image and healthy relationships through performance and workshops.

She coached the Neo-Soul slam team finishing 1st place in Group Piece Finals in 2012, coached the Austin Poetry Slam team leading them to 5th place in 2013 at the National Poetry Slam and coached the TheySpeak Poetry Slam team finishing top eight in the world at Brave New Voices in 2014.