Woman Scream 2019-Connecticut-USA

The National Beat Poetry Foundation, Inc. has been taking part of the Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival since 2013, this year for the 9th edition of this event, Connecticut has celebrated with a venue honoring women, under the motto “I scream for me”. The event took place last Saturday March 30, 2019, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at the The Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, CT. It was hosted by Colin Haskins, and the Free poets Collective, Woman Scream Ambassadors for New England.

The featured artists were: Viviana Duncan NYC Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019, Darlene Asmarah Fernandez CT Beat Poet Laureate 2018-2020, Elizabeth Fontaine and Tchalla Williams. The music was courtesy of Izikhotane with Tom Crean.

The act was followed by an + Open Mic, where all local artists and poets were welcomed. Among the participants were: Viviana Duncan, Fran Sea, Jessica Brooke, Molly, Philby, Naomi,  among others.
Light Refreshments were be served at the end. Books and other merchandise were available to the public as a way to support the event.

Woman Scream, (Grito de Mujer) is a worldwide chain of events celebrated in March, where institutions, poets and artists of different countries volunteer to honor women, sending messages of self-esteem, respect, and rising voices against women violence through different artistic manifestations and themes.