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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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Henrik Aeshna/Eros en Feu to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 20th–Monday’s Theme: May Madness

Henrik Aeshna/Eros en Feu is a multimedia artist, poet, polyglot translator living in Paris. He is the founder and editor of Paris Poets, Tsunami Gang (wild art & poetry magazine) and Paris Surréaliste, the nomad poet/fire thief of the Great … Continue reading

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Adeena Karasick to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 13th–Monday’s Theme: Language

Adeena Karasick is a New York based Canadian poet, performer, cultural theorist and media artist and the author of ten books of poetry and poetics. Her Kabbalistically inflected, urban, Jewish feminist mashups have been described as “electricity in language” (Nicole … Continue reading

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Anika Love to Guest at SpokenWord Paris May 6th–Monday’s Theme: Liberation

Anika Love’s irruptive love-and-sorrows are channeled into visual and literary art which expose the unseen. Anika liberates the self from barring constructions of normalcy through her subversion of “proper” formulas. The expressionistic nature of her work is the unleashed burst … Continue reading

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Erin Byrne to Guest at SpokenWord April 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Illuminations

Erin Byrne is the author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards from Paris and Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco, and writer of The Storykeeper  film.  Erin’s travel essays, poetry, fiction and screenplays have won awards including … Continue reading

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