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Last SpokenWord of the summer? Outdoors and offline Monday 31st August

Theme – Raw Place – Place Louis Aragon (Western end of the Île Saint-Louis) Day – Moon day, 31st August Time – Gather there from 8pm. Poetics begin at 9pm. More info – check the Facebook event

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SpokenWord in Paris – outdoors at the Place Louis Aragon in August

Monday Aug 10th – theme Hot & Cold Monday Aug 17th – theme On the Road Meet at the Place Louis Aragon from 8pm. It’s the western end of the Île Saint-Louis. Open air poetry starts at 9pm. If you … Continue reading

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This week…

SpokenWord in Paris… open air and off-line… Monday July 13th Spoken World Online… featuring Bill Strangmeyer… theme LIFETIMES… Tuesday July 14th  

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An outdoor, open air SpokenWord in Paris this Monday. And a simultaneous Spoken World Online in cyberspace

And we’re back! with an outdoor SpokenWord in Paris. Gather at the Chat Noir from 8pm on Monday 6th July. At 8.45pm we’ll set off for a secret open air, outdoors location nearby. At 9pm the poetry starts! Chat Noir … Continue reading

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Sharon Mesmer to Guest at Spoken World Online June 29th–Monday’s Theme: Healing

Sharon Mesmer‘s most recent poetry collection, Greetings from My Girlie Place (Bloof Books) was one of Entropy’s ”Best of 2015.” Her other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo,2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose, 2008), and Half Angel, Half Lunch (Hard … Continue reading

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Jeffrey “Big Homey” Banks to Guest at Spoken World Online June 29th–Monday’s Theme: Healing

Jeffrey Banks is poetically known as “Big Homey”. He’s worked with notable people such as the late Fred “Rerun” Berry of What’s Happening!, Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Singer Maurette Brown Clark, GRAMMY-Nominated Soul Singer and Television Star Syleena Johnson, 2000 Olympic … Continue reading

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Dominique Christina to Guest at Spoken World Online Monday June 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Blood

Dominique Christina is an award-winning writer, performer, educator, and activist. She holds five national poetry slam titles in the three years she competed, including the 2014 & 2012 Women of the World Slam Champion and 2011 National Poetry Slam Champion. … Continue reading

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Jose Padua to Guest at Spoken World Online June 15th–Monday’s Theme: Growing Pains

Jose Padua’s first full length book, A Short History of Monsters, was chosen by former poet laureate Billy Collins as the winner of the 2019 Miller Williams Poetry Prize and is now out from the University of Arkansas Press. His poetry, … Continue reading

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Spoken World Online 8th June features the première of ”Coldhearts, a poetical”

A special event combining the usual spoken word open mic with the première of the short film Coldhearts, a poetical. Coldhearts is the world’s first ever Poetical – like a musical but where poetry drives the feel, flow, color and chemistry of … Continue reading

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Spoken World Online starts at 9pm tonight June 1st, (not the usual 8.30pm). Guest poet Arielle Cottingham, theme Storms.

9pm start for Spoken World Online tonight. (Not the usual 8.30pm.) Sign up possible beforehand by emailing spokenwordparis@gmail.com Theme – Storms Guest poet – Arielle Cottingham Please help us by spreading the word! Apologies for the late change. — David … Continue reading

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