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Poetry at the Point: Kenytha Harvery, Maggie Bell, & Samuel
February 28, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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ABOUT THE POETS
Kenytha Harvey is an international speaker, consultant, author, artist, entrepreneur, and mentor who has spent the last twenty-one years inspiring men, women, and children to live their lives to the fullest. One that is full of love, kindness, compassion, and grace while pursuing the call on their lives with enthusiasm, passion, and persistence in spite of all the resistance, oppression, obstacles, and challenges that they may face in this life. She is an East Saint Louis native, a woman after God’s own heart, and a lover of His people. Being a part of families who are lifetime learners has influenced her life in a major way. Kenytha is currently pursuing her graduate degree from Washington University in Saint Louis, where she previously graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychological & Brain Sciences, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, and Creative Writing.
Maggie Bell is a writer and attorney who lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She has primarily practiced criminal law, including representing wrongfully convicted clients. In the midst of the pandemic, she discovered a refuge in poetry. Her poems were published in the Fall 2022 Issue of Nine Mile Books & Literary Magazine.
Nathan Sterling, the poet known as Samuel, is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Master’s in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. He is a two-time published poet and the author of the works Archway and Two My Sisters. His writing can be found in the New York Writers Coalition Black Writers Journal as well as the Eastern Iowa Review. Nathan has a long history with writing but recently set his feet on the journey to smear the world with the color of his words. He is a passion filled writer, wringing words of their last drop of emotion. He creates poems that you can call home, providing somewhere you can fall apart or fall together whichever suits your soul. Join the journey.