Assembly: Poetry For Thought with Megan Thoma
Contemporary Art Gallery
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Marlon Carey curates Poetry for Thought from 10/1 - 10/6.
A diverse selection of Rhode Island poets bringing an array of topics, styles and performances. These poets will delight and astound you, bringing intriguing spoken works of art. — Marlon Carey
10/2: Megan Thoma
Local poet Megan Thoma will perform a large variety of literary work, including more traditional spoken word poems and avant garde performance pieces. — Megan Thoma
Free with museum admission.
Marlon Carey is a Poet Educator Actor Communicator Entertainer. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Creative Writing, which he earned at St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, NC under the watchful eye of Prof. Ronald H. Bayes. Carey has written and taught Poetry and Creative Writing for several years in the New England Area and around the country. Currently, Marlon is a member of the poetry theater ensemble Brother’s Keeper and maintains a musical persona as smart hop artist Inphynit DaGhost.
Megan Thoma is a poet, teacher, and Providence Poetry Slam slammaster. She has performed her poetry internationally and competed in every major poetry slam competition in the United States, and her poetry has been published widely, including publications like decomP, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and The New York Times.