The Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series featuring Debra Powell-Wright & Anne-Adele Wight

Monday, January 17, 7pm – $5 Cover – Multi-Genre

The Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series Presents
Debra Powell-Wright & Anne-Adele Wight

Debra began her artistic journey with In The Company of Poets, a female spoken word ensemble based in Philadelphia, where she is known as the Wisdom Poet. An award-winning poet published in numerous journals, Debra is the second-place recipient of the Sonia Sanchez/Audre Lorde Poetry Writing Competition. She has served as a coordinator for Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing in 2009 and 2010, and recently participated on the First Person Arts Sonia Sanchez Tribute Committee. Additionally, Debra has performed her poetry with Nagohead, a singer/songwriter group founded by her husband. Her essay, “Four Women—For Women: Black Women All Grown Up” is featured in the anthology, Imagining the Black Female Body, by Dr. Carol E. Henderson.

The Series provides a nurturing environment that celebrates women in the craft of multi-genre writing, at all levels of accomplishment, from diverse backgrounds, and always including a mixed-gender Open Mic. Ongoing Submissions/Info:, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Women’s Writing Series, POB 30204, Philadelphia , PA 19103-8204 .

Posted in Moonstone Arts Center Events, Poetry
1 Comment » for The Women’s Writing & Spoken Word Series featuring Debra Powell-Wright & Anne-Adele Wight
  1. I met u years ago at a small African n reggae night club …mrs Debra Powell i was n still is trying to reconnect with u …the last time I saw u was reciting poetry at the Caribbean festival at festival pier …my number is 267 210 1309….please call at your earliest convenience ..thank u

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