Author Archives: David Barnes

Matt Jones – guest poet at SpokenWord 27th Feb 2017

SpokenWord theme: Reincarnation Matt Jones has penned prose and poetry about his experiences in Canada, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, China, and while on a warship. In Ottawa he worked as the artistic director of VERSeFest 2015, and was an editor of In/Words magazine, where … Continue reading

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Yann Rousselot to guest this Monday

This week on SpokenWord… (theme: Electronic Vices and Devices) Yann Rousselot is a translator, writer, and poet. He grew up in airport lounges and diplomatic enclaves in the company of his brothers, his sister, and countless cheap suitcases, raised across … Continue reading

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Kristina Vaughan to guest at SpokenWord Monday 13th Feb

SpokenWord theme – FEELINGS Kristina Vaughan is a Parisian songwriter. She learnt classical piano in French conservatoires, honed the craft of singing and songwriting with coach Jessica Saraf (Sanseverino, Calogero) and started giving concerts in 2013, first as a soloist, … Continue reading

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Monalisa Maione to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 6th—Monday’s Theme: Generations

MONALISA MAIONE is a two-time Pushcart nominated feminist poet living between California and Paris, France. Her poems often tackle the nature of power and control of institutions, both political and sociological on individuals and the natural world. She tends to … Continue reading

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Postponed: Kristina Vaughan guest at SpokenWord will be in February

UPDATE: Kristina has lost her voice so her guest spot is postponed. SpokenWord of course will run as usual. SpokenWord theme – BEGINNINGS Kristina Vaughan is a Parisian songwriter. She learnt classical piano in French conservatoires, honed the craft of … Continue reading

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The Other Writers’ Group is back (Sunday 8th Jan)

Every Sunday starting tomorrow! 6.30pm – 8.30pm upstairs at Shakespeare & Company Get feedback on your writing – learn to critique writing – develop as a writer and/or just enjoy the discussion This is the original creative community out of … Continue reading

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SpokenWord, Open Secret and Writers’ Group dates in December

Open Secret runs every Wednesday with no holiday break. SpokenWord: Dec 5th NOSTALGIA — Amruta Prabhu Dec 12th LETTERS HOME — Anna Polonyi Dec 19th GIFTS — Filippa Bahrke The Other Writers’ Group: Dec 4th Dec 11th Dec 18th SpokenWord … Continue reading

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SpokenWord themes in November

Nov.14th SEXUAL HARASSMENT — Maysan Nasser Nov.21st TELLIN’ IT LIKE IT IS — Moe Seager Nov.28th MEANING/MEANINGFUL — Philip Meersman If you have a great idea for a theme, tell Antonia on Monday at SpokenWord. Cheers all, David Barnes

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Launch of The BASTILLE no.4 – the many faces of JESSE

Monday Oct 3rd 7.30pm at SpokenWord

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Launch of THE BASTILLE no.4 – the many faces of JESSE

Launch event: 8pm Monday 3rd October at SpokenWord, au Chat Noir, 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 métro Parmentier/Couronnes Pre-order copies now by sending 12 euros to paypal associated with the email themag.paris@gmail.com More info to follow soon.

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