This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.
Timucua’s monthly poetry and open mic series, Authentic Selves. Held the third Sunday of every month at Timucua. Hosted by Lauren White and Nadia Garzon. This month’s event is being organized by Aaron Moore Ellis as part of the global 100 Thousand Poets for Change.
100 Thousand Poets for Change is a global movement co-founded by Terri Carrion and Michael Rothenberg, featuring poetry events around the world every September showcasing poets in support of social change.
For more information about 100 Thousand Poets for Change, visit 100TPC.org
Featured Poet: Q Major
Quincy Wilson, also known by his stage name Q Major (He/Him/His), is a Bahamian-American, Performing artist and Poet from the Treasure Coast area. He is one of the top slam poets in The City Beautiful. Q Major uses his voice to advocate for change. Major gives the listener a look into his world and speaks about his unique experience as a Young Black Queer Caribbean-American Man. Major finds art to be the best way of expressing ineffable emotions, especially when conversation fails.In addition, he is also an Event Planner and Marketer in the Central Florida area; his events are geared toward creating platforms for artists to showcase their talents and grow within their Artistic identities. Quincy is also the Creative Arts Organizer with Peer Support Space, a peer-led non-clinical mental health nonprofit located in the central Florida area.Quincy believes art is the best way for us to connect and better understand each other. “Sometimes all your life needs is a little artistic flare to make it better” – Quincy Wilson
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