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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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Constant L.Williams to Guest at Spoken World Online May 25th–Monday’s Theme: Scars Poetica

Constant L. Williams is a Los Angeles-born poet and former resident of Paris, France, where his writing first came of age. He studied creative writing at the University of Southern California where he received the Beau J. Boudreaux Poetry Award. … Continue reading

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Michael Rothenberg to Guest at Spoken World Online May 18th–Monday’s Theme: Worlds Apart

Michael Rothenberg is co-founder of the non-profit 100 Thousand Poets for Change (www.100tpc.org), a 501(c)3, and the “Read A Poem To A Child” initiative. He is also co-founder of Poets In Need, a non-profit 501(c)3, assisting poets in crisis. His … Continue reading

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Lisa Pasold to Guest at Spoken World Online May 11th–Monday’s Theme: Stars

Lisa Pasold is currently sheltering in place in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a storyteller, journalist, and poet. Lisa’s 2012 poetry book, Any Bright Horse, was nominated for Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Award. Lisa’s poetry has appeared in magazines such … Continue reading

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AWOL Online writers’ workshop

This is to let you know that the AWOL folks have now established a good way of working for the AWOL Online workshop, so it’ll be running every week throughout lockdown. The details are as follows: AWOL Online workshop, every Sunday … Continue reading

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Laura Thurlow to Guest at Spoken World online May 4th–Monday’s Theme: Youth

Laura Thurlow is a writer, filmmaker and musician originally from Toronto, Canada. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, and a Masters in Film Directing. Her recent endeavour is a short film called Shirley & Jane, starring Kate Dickie … Continue reading

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Emma Black to Guest at Spoken World Online April 27th–Monday’s Theme: The Afterlife

In Emma’s own words: “Emma Black was born in Paris of an Irish parent and an American parent. You will find her using her Anthropology degree as an excuse to blatantly stare at attractive strangers in the metro, “for research … Continue reading

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Suzanne Allen to Guest at Spoken World online April 20th–Monday’s Theme: Home

Suzanne Allen was born and raised in Southern California, but she thinks of Paris as her home away from home thanks to the amazing writers she’s come to know there. While studying French as an undergrad in 2005, she stumbled … Continue reading

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David Leo Sirois to Guest at Spoken World online April 13th–Monday’s Theme: Freedom

David Leo Sirois was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, & grew up across the border in Madawaska, Maine. His poems have appeared in The Poetry Village, The Sunday Tribune Online, The Opiate, Those That This, THE BASTILLE, The Bioptic … Continue reading

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El Habib Louai to Guest at Spoken World online April 6th–Monday’s Theme: Cages

El Habib Louai is a Moroccan Amazigh poet, translator, musician and high school teacher of English. He took creative writing courses at Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado where he performed with Anne Waldman and … Continue reading

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