Mydera T. Robinson (aka Mydera SpeakMeFree) is a Visual artist, poet, host, and Self-proclaimed 'Queen of the Weirdos'.
Born and raised in Norristown, Pennsylvania, Mydera SpeakMeFree has been writing since childhood. Growing up, she was influenced by the works of Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, and Lauryn Hill and countless others.
In 2012 she released her debut spoken word album “Confessions of a Caterpillar". Later in 2013 Mydera SpeakMeFree founded the Open Words Open Mic. Quickly the event grew and was expanded to a network of four other events and counting. Mydera now works as Host and Co-Organizer for the ever-expanding Open Words Open Mic Poetry Network. In conjunction with that expansion Mydera formed an oversight enterprise: SpeakMeFree Productions, where she now serves as Creative Director.
Since her appearance on the scene, Mydera SpeakMeFree has become a major presence in her community and surrounding areas. She holds several board positions, and is recognized as a leader of the arts in Norristown, PA.
An avid teaching artist as well, Mydera SpeakMeFree, has made it her mission to help others find their voice. You can often find her teaching classes/workshops, hosting events, working with the youth, and volunteering in her local arts community.
Led by her deep since of purpose, Mydera SpeakMeFree's voice is a clarion call in a conflicted world. She believes her art can speak to any occasion.