Lacy Roop is considered by many to be one of the most inspiring and captivating spoken word artists within the spoken word and poetry community. Lacey’s, wide variety of work is sure to make the heart jump with joy and sadness. Using poetry as a creative outlet, she has wow’d thousands of college audiences and people around the world.
Lacey uses spoken word to advocate as an ally for the LGBTQ+ community. Lacey’s poems discuss gender, sexuality, marginalized voices, and women-empowerment. She focuses on soaking up and sharing the hope and magic that exist all around us every day.
Lacy placed 6th at the Women of the World Poetry Slam, has been a two time member of the Austin Poetry Slam team, and ranked several times as a top-scoring poet at the individual World Poetry Slam. Lacey opened for Grammy Award winning band, The Wailers, and has been a featured performer at the sold-out Desert Rocks Musical Festival. She was a feature on PBS’s show, Roadtrip Nation, which reaches over 60 million households worldwide. Buzzfeed also featured her in the article “Spoken Word Artists That Will Definitely Hit You”, claiming that she is “one hell of a writer”.
She is the author of the full-length poetry book, “And Then Came The Flood”, and has had work published by A Light, Ascent Aspirations Magazine, and The Sunday Poem. Check her out on Youtube where she has amassed thousands of views for videos on the Neon Entertainment, Poetreenet, and Write About Now Youtube accounts.
Arts contributor at Culture Map
” … her gravel-and-honey voice transforms her written words into kinetically charged shrapnel that will get lodged in your brain.”
Women of the World Finalist (2012)
“Lacey Roop is one of the greatest writers of our generation. She will go down in history by changing the world with the tip of her pen.”
Three time member of the Austin Poetry Slam, internationally touring poet, and full time star ninja.
“Lacey Roop does poetry like a waterfall does water”