Author Archives: Antonia Alexandra Klimenko

Jeffrey Greene to Guest at SpokenWord Paris October 28th–Monday’s Theme: Clairvoyance

Jeffrey Greene has published five collections of poetry.  He is the author of the memoir French Spirits and three personalized nature books.  A fourth nature book, Seven Music Forests, is in production. He is also the author of Shades of … Continue reading

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Rethabile Masilo to Guest at SpokenWord Paris October 21st–Monday’s Theme: Rhythm

Rethabile Masilo is a Mosotho poet who has lived in France for more than 30 years.  He left his country, Lesotho, as a refugee in 1981, eventually ending up in the USA where he continued his biology studies. He moved … Continue reading

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Carrie Chappell to Guest at SpokenWord Paris September 30th–Monday’s Theme: Invocation

Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Carrie Chappell is the author of many poems, some of which have appeared in 45th Parallel, Anastamos, CALAMITY, Cimarron Review, cream city review, FORTH Magazine, Harpur Palate, Leveler, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and those that this. Her … Continue reading

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Jamika Ajalon to Guest at SpokenWord Paris September 16th–Monday’s Theme: Taking it Back

Author / wordist and inter-disciplinary artist, Jamika Ajalon 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 … Continue reading

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Thibaut Narme to Guest at SpokenWord Paris September 9th–Monday’s Theme: Food

Thibaut Narme was born in Courcouronnes, France and grew up in the urban sprawl of Dammarie-les-Lys on the outskirts of Paris. After getting his Bachelor in Economics from the Sorbonne University, he moved to Sweden, then onto Denmark, where he … Continue reading

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Will Strangmeyer to Guest at SpokenWord Paris September 2nd–Monday’s Theme: Regret

William Walrond Strangmeyer was born in Roanoke, Virginia, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and Brofus, New Jersey, where he went to Rutgers University, starting out as a classics major, changing to musicology and finishing​with an abnormal psychology, all … Continue reading

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Diana Norma Szokolyai & Dennis Shafer to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Spy

Diana Norma Szokolyai is an author, educator, interdisciplinary artist and artistic director. Her books are CREDO: An Anthology of Manifestos & Sourcebook for Creative Writing(edited anthology), Parallel Sparrows(poetry + photography), Roses in the Snow (poetry + photography), and Blue Beard, Remixed (poetry + short story + art). … Continue reading

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Skye Jackson to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 15th–Monday’s Theme: Race

SKYE JACKSON was born and raised in New Orleans. She holds an English degree from LSU and a degree in law from Mississippi College School of Law. She is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of New … Continue reading

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Ben Aleshire to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 8th–Monday’s Theme: Summer

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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Jack Cooper to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 1st–Monday’s Theme: Frustration

John Jack Jackie (Edward) Cooper comes from New York. Currently alive and living in Paris, he has — not necessarily in the following order — been a puppet (entirely in self-defense), a sometime pauper, always wanted to be a pirate, … Continue reading

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