GBOMA 2012 was another full roster of talented poets and an enthusiastic voting audience packing the house at the Chopin Theatre. Fan Club Winner: Nicole Bond Semi-finalist round winners: Amaris Howard, Diana Pando, Kelly Reuter & Stephanie Rose-Perez 2012 Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award winner: Stephanie Rose-Perez! Congratulations to everyone!
**THE WILDCARD VOTE IS NOW CLOSED – stay tuned for the June 5 announcement of the wildcard winner and other semifinalists who will compete in the final event June 18th!** Below are the 19 poems entered in the anonymous Facebook Wildcard Vote for this year’s Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award. Listen and choose your favorite … Read More