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Kemi Alabi, Writer and PerformerShow Biography
Kemi Alabi is a writer and performer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin pursuing a joint degree in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University. There, she served a two-year tenure as president of spoken word collective, Speak for Yourself, producing dozens of events while facilitating weekly writing and performance workshops.
Kemi competed with BU’s first (and only) slam team, representing the university at CUPSI 2010. Since then, she’s performed in colleges, museums, poetry clubs, theaters, and protests throughout New England, occasionally flying home to teach creative writing at her high school alma mater. Taking first place in the Cantab Team Selection Slam, she will represent the venue in her first National Poetry Slam appearance in August, 2012.Share |