Kyla Jenee Lacey (Spoen Work Poet)

March 8, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kyla Jenée Lacey is an accomplished third-person bio composer. Her spoken word has garnered tens of millions of views, and has been showcased on Pop Sugar, Write About Now, Buzzfeed, Harper’s Bizarre, Diet Prada, featured on the Tamron Hall show, and Laura Ingraham from Fox News called her work, “Anti-racist propaganda.”. She has performed spoken word at over 300 colleges in over 40 states. Kyla has been a finalist in the largest regional poetry slam in the country, no less than 5 times, and was nominated as Campus Activities Magazine Female Performer of the Year. Her work has been acknowledged by several Grammy-winning artists. Her poetry has been viewed over 50 million times and even used on protest billboards in multiple countries. She has written for large publications such as The Huffington Post,, and the Root Magazine and is the author of “Hickory Dickory Dock, I Do Not Want Your C*ck!!!,” a book of tongue-in-cheek poems, about patriarchy….for manchildren.

Location: Matthews Auditorium