An Evening With Sunni Patterson

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Dock Bookshop

An Evening with Sunni Patterson during National Poetry Month!

Sunni Patterson, hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, skillfully weaves the rich heritage, culture, and traditions of her hometown with a profound spiritual perspective into her captivating music and poetry.

Originating from the vibrant artistic backdrop of New Orleans, Patterson's creative expression seamlessly blends timeless cultural elements with a modern flair, reflecting her artistry's depth. Transitioning from a dedicated high school teacher to an esteemed cultural worker and grassroots activist, Patterson utilizes her talents to foster dialogue and healing through the medium of poetry.

Her noteworthy performances have graced revered spoken-word venues nationwide, spanning from HBO's Def Poetry to BET's Lyric Cafe. An accomplished artist, Patterson has shared her wisdom at esteemed events like the Panafest in Ghana, West Africa, collaborating with an array of iconic performers such as Hannibal Lokumbe and Mos Def.

Her literary prowess shines in her debut print collection "We Know This Place," showcasing her multifaceted talent in the realm of spoken word.



We Know This Place By Sunni Patterson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608012251
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Published: University of New Orleans Press - April 28th, 2022

Trifling To Transformed By Sr. Young Aka Gfsoldier, Hilton C. Cover Image
ISBN: 9781498476447
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Published: Xulon Press - June 8th, 2016