Author Archives: Antonia Alexandra Klimenko

Anika Love to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 6th–Monday’s Theme: Liberation

Anika Love’s irruptive love-and-sorrows are channeled into visual and literary art which expose the unseen. Anika liberates the self from barring constructions of normalcy through her subversion of “proper” formulas. The expressionistic nature of her work is the unleashed burst … Continue reading

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Erin Byrne to Guest at SpokenWord April 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Illuminations

Erin Byrne is the author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards from Paris and Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco, and writer of The Storykeeper  film.  Erin’s travel essays, poetry, fiction and screenplays have won awards including … Continue reading

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Steve Dalachinsky to guest at SpokenWord Paris April 15th–Monday’s Theme: Ecology

Poet/collagist STEVE DALACHINSKY was born in Brooklyn in1946. His book “The Final Nite” (Ugly Duckling Presse – 2006) won the PEN Oakland National Book Award. His latest cds are “The Fallout of Dreams” with Dave Liebman and Richie Beirach (Roguart … Continue reading

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Bonafide Rojas to Guest at SpokenWord Paris April 8th–Monday’s Theme: Mourning

  Bonafide Rojas is the author of four collections of poetry: Notes On The Return To The Island (2017), Renovatio (2014), When The City Sleeps (2012) & Pelo Bueno (2004). He’s appeared on Def Poetry Jam & has been published in numerous anthologies & journals. He’s in the band The Mona … Continue reading

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Dylan Harris to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 18th–Monday’s Theme: Ireland

Dylan Harris, https://dylanharris.org/, is Luxembourgish. He was born in blighty before Sputnik first flew. His recent poetry collection is big town blues (published by the UK’s Knives Forks and Spoons Press), which unites Dublin & Paris in one book. His … Continue reading

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Rufo Quintavalle to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 11th–Monday’s Theme: Seeing Things

Rufo Quintavalle was born in London in 1978, studied at Oxford and the University of Iowa and has lived in Paris for the last fifteen years.  He is the author of eight books of poetry, the most recent of which, … Continue reading

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Jamika Ajalon to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 4th–Monday’s Theme: Time Travel

Jamika Ajalon is a prolific author and inter-disciplinary artist who works with different mediums independently, but also in  multiple  fusions- incorporating written and spoken text, sound/music, and visuals.   Her poems, stories and essays have been published in various digital and hard copy publications … Continue reading

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Nick Calderbank and Florent Simon to perform Harold Pinter’s Victoria Station Feb 25th

We are glad to announce that Nick Calderbank and Florent Simon will perform Harold Pinter’s 2-man play Victoria Station this coming Monday 25th Feb at SpokenWord. Nick Calderbank is the founder of the On Stage theatre company and New Open … Continue reading

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Antonia Alexandra Klimenko to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 18th–Monday’s Theme: Heart

Antonia was first introduced on the BBC and to the literary world by the legendary James Meary Tambimuttu of Poetry London—publisher of T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Henry Miller and Bob Dylan, to name a few.  The former San Francisco Poetry Slam Champion … Continue reading

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Pansy Maurer-Alvarez to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 11th–Monday’s Theme: Legends

Pansy Maurer-Alvarez was born in Puerto Rico, grew up in Pennsylvania and did her literary studies at universities in the US, Switzerland and Spain. She emigrated from the US to Switzerland in 1973 and moved to Paris in 1990. Active … Continue reading

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