Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., at the Ophir Room
Poet Steven Willis uses his writing to address issues of our time. His themes often include urban and religious experiences approached with the influence of of hip hop and classic literature. Willis is a Manhattanville College alumnus. His spoken word career began at the age of 15 as a particpant of Louder Than A Bomb, where he was Louder Than A Bomb University’s 2014 Individual Champion. He is a contributing writer for BreakBeat Poets Anthology, a member of Nuyorican Poetry Team 2015, Brooklyn Slam Team 2016 and an Individual World Poetry Slam finalist.