Author Archives: Antonia Alexandra Klimenko

Nancy Stohlman to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 23rd–Monday’s Theme: Carnival/Circus

Nancy Stohlman is the author of many books, including The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (2014), The Monster Opera (2013) and Fast Forward: The Mix Tape (2010), which was a finalist for a 2011 Colorado Book Award. She is the creator and curator of … Continue reading

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Didier Cornevin to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 16th–Monday’s Theme: French Poetry, Love and Journey

I have always been passionate about literature and rock music. Before living near Paris, I was living in the south of France near Toulon by the sea. Why Toulon ? My father was in the Navy.  Provence, the cicadas, the … Continue reading

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Ben Aleshire to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 2nd–Monday’s Theme: Travel Stories

Benjamin Aleshire is based in New Orleans, and travels the world as a poet-for-hire, composing poems for strangers on a manual typewriter in the street. His work has appeared recently in Iowa Review, Boston Review, El Mundo (Spain), NEON (Germany), … Continue reading

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Kathleen Spivack to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 25th–Monday’s Theme: The Other

Kathleen Spivack is an award winning poet, novelist and essayist. (She is also a friend to many a writer, imparting both guidance and undying support–My words)  Her newest book is the novel Unspeakable Things (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016). The book … Continue reading

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Bruce Edward Sherfield to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 18th–Monday’s Theme: Essence / Scent

Bruce  has always considered himself an unidentified flying artist, dividing his career between dance, acting, songwriting, rap, composing, collage, voiceover, and his biggest passion: the written word. ” I have a BFA(Biggest Fluke of ALL?) from the University of Florida … Continue reading

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Hassan Melehy to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 11th–Monday’s Theme: Migration

  Originally from New England, Hassan Melehy lived all over the United States before settling in North Carolina in 2004. His poems have appeared in The Hat, nthposition, Borderlands, and Redheaded Stepchild, among other journals. His first collection, A Modest … Continue reading

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Mia Funk to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 4th–Monday’s Theme: Memory

Mia Funk – artist, writer, interviewer and founder of The Creative Process traveling exhibition and international educational initiative. (Please link to: http://www.creativeprocess.info)  Mia’s portraits of writers and artists appear in many public collections, including the U.S. Library of Congress, Dublin Writers … Continue reading

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Janine Booth and Zachary Coffin to Guest at SpokenWord Paris, May 28th! Monday’s Theme: Passion / Compassion

Janine Booth is a Marxist motormouth, who is in the second half of her poetry adventure having ranted in the 1980s and recomposed in 2014. She writes and performs poems funny and serious, formal and random. Janine’s poems have been published in numerous … Continue reading

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Adeena Karasick to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 21st–Monday’s Theme: Language

Adeena Karasick is a New York based Canadian poet, performer, cultural theorist and media artist and the author of eight books of poetry and poetics. Her Kabbalistically inflected, urban, Jewish feminist mashups have been described as “electricity in language” (Nicole … Continue reading

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Hanniffa Patterson to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 14th–Monday’s Theme: Identity

Hanniffa Patterson is a Jamaican who has lived in Paris for over 6.5 years and in France for 8. She has been writing and hoarding her poetry since she was 5 years old, but truly got the courage to share … Continue reading

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