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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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AWOL writers’ workshop moves to the Chat Noir for the summer.

The time stays the same – every Sunday at 6.30pm-8.30pm. Running throughout the summer. The Chat Noir is of course where we do SpokenWord on Mondays. It’s at 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011. Métro Parmentier (line 3) or Couronnes (line … 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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Sophia Lucia to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 24th–Monday’s Theme: Internet

Sophia Lucia is an artist from Chicago, IL, USA. She received a BA in Performing Arts at University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently studying théâtre at Cours Florent in Paris. Sophia has been writing ever since she was … Continue reading

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Cecilia Woloch to Share the Guest-Spot with The Ellipses Condition (Pearlann Porter and John Lambert) at SpokenWord Paris June 10th! Monday’s Theme: Roots

Cecilia Woloch is the author of six collections of poems and a novel. She is an NEA Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar, and the recipient of numerous other awards, including a Pushcart Prize and inclusion in the Best American Poetry series. … Continue reading

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Pearlann Porter & John Lambert to Share the Guest-Spot with Poet Cecilia Woloch at SpokenWord Paris June10th–Monday’s Theme: Roots

The Ellipses Condition is the partnered creativity of American artists Pearlann Porter and John Lambert, sharing a commitment to the authentic translation of their inner thoughts and emotions into dance, music and words. Their improvisitions blur the dynamics between movement, … Continue reading

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SpokenWord 3rd June – Francis Dropkin reads the poems of Celia Dropkin

”Celia Dropkin’s poems are erotically frank and emotionally unabashed, deeply engendered, relentlessly truthful. Like songs, they are terse and musical and carefully constructed to explode with maximum impact. They reveal the relationships between women and men in a way that … Continue reading

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Win Harms to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 27th–Monday’s Theme: Night

Win Harms is a poet who thought that meant she could drink herself to death in Paris. Instead, she is the rebel-in-chief of an underground press, Rough Night Press and edits Rx Magazine. Originally from somewhere in the middle of … Continue reading

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