Noemi Rose earned her MFA in poetry from Mills College in 2018. She also holds a B.A.A. in Journalism, from Central Michigan University.
Her astutely observed and vivid work has appeared in national magazines including “The Advocate” and “Color Magazine” where she published under another variation of her name: Mimi Gonzalez.
Stepping into a new identity that’s existed in her subterranean strata, she is emerging as Noemi Rose. Her poetry rhythmically, searingly, and meticulously interrogates the fractures of intersectional identity, one line at a time. Mimi/Noemi’s voice compels readers to action; she is currently editing her full-length manuscript.
In addition to being a poet, Noemi Rose is an established comedian who’s worked under the following stage names: Mimi Detroit, Mimi GB, Mimi=Freed, and Mimi Gonzalez. She’s traveled internationally, entertaining U.S. troops in Korea, Iraq, Bosnia, and Afghanistan. She churns the breadth of her experience into a new performance form she calls Poetry and Punchlines.
This is the stand-up of Noemi Rose as Mimi Gonzalez. It epitomizes the height of her comedy material and the twenty-five-year long career she spent on the road and in the country as a stand-up comedian.
Now try not to laugh during the fallout from one of Mimi’s impromptu songs dedicated to an old poodle during a road trip of Lezberados: