CAB Presents: Slam Poet Carlos Andrés Gómez
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Join us in welcoming slam poet Carlos Andrés Gómez!
Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and author of Fractures, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Hijito, winner of the Broken River Prize and a #1 SPD bestseller, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, TV One's Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee's #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos' honors include the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, Foreword INDIES Gold Medal, and the International Book Award for Poetry. A genre-transcending multi-hyphenate, he partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Carlos is a proud Latinx and father.
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a group of student leaders that organize and host major campus events. Our events include: Laker Kickoff Party, Family Weekend, Homecoming, Sibs and Kids, Presidents' Ball, ExtravaGRANDza, Spring Concert, hypnotists, magicians, GV's Got Talent, and comedy, music, and special events.
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