Sonya Renee Is.
Sonya Renee is easily one of the most distinguished, accomplished and recognizable females in the world of Slam Poetry and rightly so. The socially conscious wordsmith became the National Individual Poetry Slam Champion only 4 months into her slam career in 2004, and followed this amazing achievement with back to back top 8 finishes at the Individual World Poetry Slam Championship, a 2nd place finish at the International Poetry Slam Championship in 2005, and the 1st place title at the Four Continents International Slam Championship in the UK in 2006. Ms. Renee has graced stages at hundreds of universities and venues nationally and internationally, as well as having performed for an audience of over 1 million spectators alongside senator, Hillary Rodham Clinton at the historic March for Women’s Lives. Sonya Renee been published in numerous anthologies and has been seen on MTV, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, BET’s Lyric Cafe and the Oxygen Network “Monique’s F.A.T Chance”.