ROAR with DOMINIQUE CHRISTINA – POET & WRITER
Consider this episode permission to ROAR in a world that *still* wants women kept quiet and small. In this episode we’re exploring the power of language, living life on our own terms and taking up space. Dominique Christina is a poet and author – as well as being a a mother, educator and intersectional feminist. I’ve included two copies of Dominique’s latest book, Anarcha Speaks, in SFM’s October Book Stack Giveaway over on insta – head to @school.for.mothers.podcast to enter (look for the books and pumpkin pic). If you’ve not seen Dominique perform her poems be sure to head over here and here.
Dominique Christina is a mother, an author, a licensed educator, a social agitator, and an intersectional feminist. She earned the Women of the World Slam Championship twice, the 2013 National Underground Poetry Individual Slam Champion, and the 2011 National Poetry Slam Championship. She has authored three books and her work is coveted across the world, appearing in journals and anthologies, the Huffington Post, Upworthy, IBTimes, and Poetry Magazine. She has previously made an appearance on the HBO series High Maintenance as an actor and contributing writer.
What we cover:
- The power of words
- Using your voice
- Taking up space
- Living life on our own terms