Poet holds fundraiser for university tuition

Renata Burnette

Local poet and University of Guyana (UG) student Renata Burnette is set to host what is being billed as “the poetry event of the year” in order to raise funds to pay her tuition fees.

The event, dubbed “Shea Butter,” will see a number of local poets as well as musicians taking the stage this evening at The Duke, in Kingston, Georgetown.

Burnette, 22, whose poetry has reached a wide audience on social media, explained that she chose the name “Shea Butter” as she believes that it, just like poetry in its raw form, is pure…..

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