Rene Reyes aka "brewedsosweet"
Rene was born In Portugal , To a European mother and Mozambique/Puerto Rican father, where she lived until her teens. After migrating to the United States and adjusting to the new world and culture around her, Rene and her family would find themselves facing adversity homelessness and tragedy.
Therefore, after completing undergraduate degrees in Physics, Chemistry and Social Scienes, and a Master’s degree in English Rhetoric/Composition; Rene attended Law School to help fight for justice in the murder of her daughter, because being a young immigrant, no one would take the case on seriously or even wanted to do more than just close the issue as a possible case of S.I.D.S. related injuries. After successfully gaining the closure of this issue, Rene realized that since age six, she found great solace and refuge in expressing herself via poetic verse and playing her violin. When Rene would find her life as a ethnically mixed child, she would write poetry or songs. When struggling with the new world and the new people around her, Rene would write more poetry and more songs. To date, Rene has six published novels, under her own publishing company, Sweet Verse Publishers www.sweetverseboutique.com and www.sweetverseproductions.com . She Also has four Spoken Word CD’s on her own Independent label, Poohmafella Records ( www.poohmafellarecords.com )
In addition to these accomplishments, Rene Reyes also host a weekly radio show on Blog Talk Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/renereyes , where she promotes the independent movement of poets, authors, singers, entrepreneurs and organization nationwide! Rene is very well respected and in demand worldwide as a motivational and inspirational speaker and poet, who shares of her survival to teach others not to always walk in “victim mode” and to know that being a winner starts within, by healing and achieving our dreams. She is a two time first place winner on American Idol Underground (www.idolunderground.com/brewedsosweet) and her music can be found on Itunes, Soundclick, Pure volume, SnoCap, and various other online digital music distributors. She is a registered songwriter with BMI and PSA, a registered voting member with the Grammys, and her books and music are available in four languages ( Portuguese, Spanish, English and French. She is also an avid donor and fundraiser for Lupus, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Aneurysm research, Breast Cancer Awareness and Children with Cancer foundations.