a woman after her own art 



Mecca Verdell aka “Meccamorphosis” is a teaching artist for Dew more Baltimore. She has performed for venues like Busboys and Poets, and the Kennedy Center. In 2016, Mecca was a part of Baltimore City Youth Poetry that won Brave New Voices, an international youth slam. She’s also the creator and host of “SoapBOX Poetry Radio”, interviewing nationally and locally known poets and writers. The show is dedicated to provide youth with a safe space to express their creative voices. Mecca is currently one of Baltimore’s Youth Poet Ambassadors, demonstrating that literacy, insight, and political engagement are not only beautiful – but vital to preserving our nation’s democracy.


  • February 1st - Knotty by nature, Johns hopkins uni.

  • February 3rd - Ceasefire 120 north ave 5-8pm

  • February 7th - Panel discussion, University of baltimore

  • February 15th - Mosaic Week, Loyola university

  • February 19th - Book signing! @ Old major 9pm

  • February 23rd - Green Earth Poetry, Brooklyn

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