Author Archives: Antonia Alexandra Klimenko

Ann Condron is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris December 12th! Monday’s Theme: MIDNIGHT SNACK

Ann Condron, ”The Vagabond Queen”, is a mysterious, hat-wearing Spoken Word Artist and Writer from Dublin, Ireland. Showcasing her work since October 2021, she has since established a name for herself within a creative community in Dublin. Performing at various shows, … Continue reading

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Trudie Gorman is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris December 5th! Monday’s Theme: LIST

Trudie Gorman is a working-class writer whose work explores the personal and political interplaybetween class, gender, and the body. She has performed her poetry across Ireland and theUK and has published pieces in The Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry NI, Two Metre … Continue reading

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Emmet O’Brien is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris November 28th! Monday’s Theme: SHRINK

Emmet O’Brien is not your generic poet, bursting into the scene in March 2017, Emmet has done more than your average 24 year old. Within the first 3 years alone he released a book, entitled “A Perspective From The Corrupt … Continue reading

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Kevin P. Gilday is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, November 14th! Monday’s Theme: VAGUE

Kevin P. Gilday is an award-winning poet, writer and performer from Glasgow. He is the founder of poetry performance collective The Scribbler’s Union and was co-founder of much loved spoken word cabaret night Sonnet Youth. He is a National Theatre … Continue reading

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Clifton Joseph is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris November 7th! Monday’s Theme: TRAPS

Clifton Joseph is an awardwinning Antiguan born Canadian poet. He was a co-founder of De Dub Poets with Lillian Allen and Devon Haughton, the group that started Canada’s dub poetry movement. An esteemed broadcaster, journalist, writer and musical intervener, Joseph … Continue reading

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Jeff Cottrill, Skylar J. Wynter & Neshka Turner Are Our Special Guests at SpokenWord Paris, October 24th! Monday’s Theme: SUSPICION

Jeff Cottrill is a novelist, performance poet and journalist based in Toronto, Canada. He has headlined in numerous literary series throughout Canada, the U.K., the U.S., France and Ireland over the past twenty years. His performance style is influenced by slam conventions, … Continue reading

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Carrie Chappell is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, October 17th! Monday’s Theme: BORDERS

Carrie Chappell is the author of Loving Tallulah Bankhead (Paris Heretics 2022) and Quarantine Daybook (Bottlecap Press 2021). Her poems have been published in Iron Horse Literary Review, Nashville Review, Redivider, SWIMM, and Yemassee, and her essays have previously appeared … Continue reading

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D.A. ”Roarshock” Wilson is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, October 10th! Monday’s Theme: FRUIT

D. A. “Roarshock” Wilson is a San Francisco poet, storyteller and spoken word artist. The author of ‘First Hours of a Rainy Day and Other Poems’ and publisher of ‘Roarshock Page’, a literary street flier. He performs regularly, in person … Continue reading

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Rufo Quintavalle is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris. October 3rd! Monday’s Theme: TAXIDERMY

Rufo Quintavalle was born in London in 1978, studied at Oxford and the University of Iowa and now lives in Paris. He is the author of ten books of poetry, the most recent of which, Shelf, is a line-by-line rewrite of … Continue reading

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Anthony Thomas Lombardi is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, September 26th! Monday’s Theme: CHANGE

Anthony Thomas Lombardi is a Pushcart-nominated poet, editor, organizer, and educator. He is the founder and director of Word is Bond, a community-centered reading series partnered with the Asian American Writers’ Workshop that raises funds for transnational relief efforts, bail … Continue reading

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