TRIDENT OFFSITE (BPL): Porsha Olayiwola & Guests, SHIMMER: A Boston Book Release/Reading

Porsha Olayiwola & Guests

SHIMMER: A Boston book-release /reading

City of Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola announces the release of "i shimmer sometimes, too", her first collection of poems, out on November 19 through Button Poetry.

Porsha and guests will read from their work at the event. Readers will include: Crystal Valentine, Golden, Ashley Rose, Andrine Pierresaint, Princess Moon, Jha D, Claudia Wilson. 

+ DJ Whysham

Copies of "i shimmer sometimes, too" will be available for sale at this event.
Porsha will be available to sign copies of her book after the speaking program.


Porsha Olayiwola is a writer, performer, educator and curator who uses afro-futurism and surrealism to examine historical and current issues in the black, woman, and queer diasporas. She is an Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and is the current poet laureate for the City of Boston.

*Note: This event will be held offsite, at the Boston Public Library's Central Branch in Copley Square. More Information can be found here.*

Event date: 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:15pm
Event address: 
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
I Shimmer Sometimes, Too Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943735457
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Button Poetry - October 29th, 2019