Press Release

First America’s Poetry Contest and Symposium Set for Memphis, TN – October 16, 2016

Memphis, TN, September 22, 2016 – Local Poet and Author William Owens is on a mission to use poetry and the open mic to challenge communities to think how they can inspire words of hope, love and unity.

Owens states, I believe Black Lives Matter is missing a huge opportunity in not only leading in awareness of injustice, but also be the catalyst for healing for all Americans.        Read Entire Press Release