In honor of Black Poetry Day on October 17, () held a special event featuring the spoken word on Saturday, Oct. 16.

At least 17 individuals read original poetry and published pieces to a crowd of roughly 100 guests. (WyCoCo) hosted the event on the greenspace adjacent to their coffee shop. Guests were able to purchase drinks from WyCoCo as well as food from A Lil Taste of Soul, a local . In addition, there was from DJ Iaan Britton. WCIA plans to hold a -wide book discussion this winter. Check the group's website,, for more information.