We are kicking the new year off right! We’re heating up Tucson with supah hot fire spitting behind the mic so don’t miss it! We’re keeping the Tucson talent rolling this month with Teré Fowler-Chapman!


SLAM WORKSHOP & Volunteer Meeting 5:00-6:30pm
Workshop led by Teré Fowler-Chapman

POETRY SLAM: 7:00-10:00pm, signup at 6:30
Hosted by Amy Briseño & Enrique Garcia!


Teré Fowler-Chapman is an artist, poet, and fiction writer. A visionary whose medium is black ink, her creative works possess fluidity that allows her work to bend into multiple genres.

Teré has been featured on the national radio show KXCI. She has healed crowds at numerous poetry events such as Tucson’s very own Take Back the Night event. She has facilitated innovative writing workshops students bringing awareness to the importance of creative writing for youth. Her proudest accomplishment is being a co-writer of personalized children books that focus on raising the reading levels of inner city youth.

Teré Fowler-Chapman currently resides in Tucson where she hosts a community open poetry reading called “Words on the Avenue” at Café Passe designed to provide a platform for her community to be heard. She is currently continuing her education to further her growth as a writer and teacher of her craft. You can find her work at www.sliverofpearl.com.

At BENTLEY’S 1730 E Speedway
near the UofA, across from McDonald’s, extra parking behind the building and in the UA lot on Cherry & Speedway

2012-2013 TYPS Season:
Feb 16 • Mar 16

For more information: info@TucsonYouthPoetrySlam.org

The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam (TYPS) is made possible in part by generous support from:
Bentley’s House of Coffee & Tea, The Crossroads Collaborative, Womens Foundation of Southern Arizona & UNIDAS, UA Poetry Center, Tucson Pima Arts Council.