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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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Gabrielle Agachiko to guest at Spokenword Paris on January 30th. Theme: War & Peace.

Gabrielle Agachiko is a jazzsinger, songwriter, activist and performance artist. Her collaborations include William Esper, Atom said, Russ Gershon. As an activist, she has worked on various Peace committees and initiatives, she was an organizer for STARC (Stop the Apartheid … Continue reading

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Malik Crumpler to Guest at SpokenWord Paris January 16th. Theme: Paradox

Malik Ameer Crumpler is a poet, rapper and music producer that’s released several albums, short films and five books of poetry.He founded the literary journals: Madmens Calling, Visceral Brooklyn and Those That This. He is the new curator/ host of Poets Live, Paris. Crumpler also wrote several musicals, ballets/arias commissioned by … 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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SpokenWord 4th July – Fork Burke & Sebastian Rotzler

This 4th of July the theme at SpokenWord is SPACE. The special guests are Fork Burke (poet) and Sebastian Rotzler (double bass). Contributing poet at The First Brussels International Underground Poetry Festival, Fork Burke’s Licking Glass is a book of … Continue reading

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LOST IN TRANSLATION – SpokenWord & Ivy Writers joint event this Monday 27th June

IVY WRITERS PARIS / Spoken Word Paris Double Header! 27 June 2016 à 18h30 Ivy with the poets : Frédéric Forte (Toulouse et Paris/France) Jay Deshpande (NY/USA) and Eve Rifka (MA/USA) Followed by the usual Spoken Word open mic at 20h30 … Continue reading

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UK Slam Champion Guests at SpokenWord May 23rd ! Monday’s Theme: Labels and Misconceptions

Rachel (RayNwoks) Nwokoro, the current UK SLAM! Champion, is a young black female poet born and bred in London. She has been performing spoken word poetry for just a year and a half at different venues in the UK and … Continue reading

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