Poet, activist and educator Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton visits the University of Houston for a poetry performance and Q&A with the goal of connecting deeper in craft, creativity and community.
About the Artist Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton is a mother, wife, educator and first Black Poet Laureate of Houston, Texas. This seven-time National Poetry Slam Competitor and former Head Coach of the Houston VIP Poetry Slam Team has been ranked the #2 Best Female Performance Poet in the World. Her work has appeared in Black Girl Magic (Haymarket Books), Houston Noir (Akashic Books), Fjords Journal and CrimeReads to name a few. Her work has also been highlighted on platforms such as BBC, Houston Public Media, ABC, PBS, Blavity, Tedx and Upworthy. Her newest collection Newsworthy on Bloomsday Literary is available now. Learn more at https://www.livelifedeep.com/