Harlem’s Own Lyric Written by Webmaster on August 24, 2018

Joan ‘Lyric’ Leslie is the epitome of what it means to be “more black girl than magic”. Her work, a journey through healing and self-love, has been described as a love letter to black women. She uses comedy, poetry and story-telling to bring a narrative of joy to the black experience. Some of Lyric’s notable accomplishments include being the:

2018 Java Monkey Rep (Individual World Poetry Slam)
2018 Button Poetry Video Contest Runner up
2017 & 2018 Queen of the South
2017 and 2018 Java Monkey Slam Team member
5th ranked individual poet in the Southeast (Southern Fried Poetry Slam 2017)
2017 Women of the World rep for Art Amok Slam

September 16, 2018 6:30 pm Troubadour Stage – Sunday