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Rufo Quintavalle to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 11th–Monday’s Theme: Seeing Things

Rufo Quintavalle was born in London in 1978, studied at Oxford and the University of Iowa and has lived in Paris for the last fifteen years.  He is the author of eight books of poetry, the most recent of which, … Continue reading

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Jamika Ajalon to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 4th–Monday’s Theme: Time Travel

Jamika Ajalon is a prolific author and inter-disciplinary artist who works with different mediums independently, but also in  multiple  fusions- incorporating written and spoken text, sound/music, and visuals.   Her poems, stories and essays have been published in various digital and hard copy publications … Continue reading

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Nick Calderbank and Florent Simon to perform Harold Pinter’s Victoria Station Feb 25th

We are glad to announce that Nick Calderbank and Florent Simon will perform Harold Pinter’s 2-man play Victoria Station this coming Monday 25th Feb at SpokenWord. Nick Calderbank is the founder of the On Stage theatre company and New Open … Continue reading

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Antonia Alexandra Klimenko to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 18th–Monday’s Theme: Heart

Antonia was first introduced on the BBC and to the literary world by the legendary James Meary Tambimuttu of Poetry London—publisher of T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Henry Miller and Bob Dylan, to name a few.  The former San Francisco Poetry Slam Champion … Continue reading

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Pansy Maurer-Alvarez to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 11th–Monday’s Theme: Legends

Pansy Maurer-Alvarez was born in Puerto Rico, grew up in Pennsylvania and did her literary studies at universities in the US, Switzerland and Spain. She emigrated from the US to Switzerland in 1973 and moved to Paris in 1990. Active … Continue reading

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Regie Cabico to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 4th–Monday’s Theme: Walls

Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, NPR’s Snap Judgement & MTV’s … Continue reading

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Dareka Daremo to Guest at SpokenWord Paris January 28th–Monday’s Theme: Whirlwind

“Dareka performs his poetry since 2005 in France, then in USA, and everywhere his feet can land on. He is now traveling through France and Europe, and the world when he has the time and the chance to do so, … Continue reading

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Matt Jones to Guest at SpokenWord Paris January 21st–Monday’s Theme: Monsters

Matt Jones has studied monster lore in Afghanistan, China, Nicaragua, France, Canada and on a warship: Some monsters we discover abroad; others we carry with us. He was the winner of Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poem of the Year Reader’s Choice … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve SpokenWord…

A festive SpokenWord for those like me with no family to annoy in Paris… theme MIDWINTER, usuall SpokenWordery with sign up from 8pm, poetics begin from 8.30pm downstairs at the Chat Noir… Cheers all, David Barnes

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Camille Adnot to Guest at SpokenWord Paris November 19th–Monday’s Theme: Shadow & Light

Camille Adnot is a fiction writer and poet, who writes both in English and in French. She grew up in France, where she read English at the ENS of Paris and Paris-Diderot uni, which developed her love for the music … Continue reading

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