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Richard Krawiec is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, May 16th! Monday’s Theme: MISTAKES

Richard Krawiec is an award-winning writer in both the U.S. and France. His French novels, Paria, Vulnerables, Dandy, and most recently Les Paralysés, were published  by Tusitala Editions.They have received rave reviews from, among other places, Rolling Stone and L’Obs. … Continue reading

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Lisa Pasold is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, May 9th! Monday’s Theme: PERFUME

Originally from Montreal, Lisa Pasold is the author of 5 books of fiction and poetry;  Toronto’s Lemonhound Magazine says of her most recent book, The Riparian: “A spectacular agglomeration of the dank and murky, the dark and forsaken, poetry and prose, taking the reader through … Continue reading

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Rethabile Masilo is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, May 2nd! Monday’s Theme: PESTS

Rethabile Masilo is a Mosotho poet who has lived in France for more than 30 years. He left his country, Lesotho, as a refugee in 1981, eventually ending up in the USA. He moved to France in 1987 where he … Continue reading

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Jack Cooper is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, April 25th! Monday’s Theme: CURSES

John Jack Jackie (Edward) Cooper Cadet de la famille, child “Jackie,” as he was then known, first went lost on the farm where they once lived. Panic ensued — and, not improbably, curses — search for him everywhere, soon resolved, when, not lost at all, … Continue reading

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Sue Burge is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, April 18th! Monday’s Theme: SMOKE

Sue Burge is a freelance creative writing tutor, mentor and editor based in North Norfolk, UK.  Sue’s poems have been published in a wide range of journals and have also featured in themed anthologies on science fiction, modern Gothic, illness, Britishness, … Continue reading

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Moonlit Brooks–Our Special Guests at SpokenWord Paris, April 11th! Monday’s Theme: Demons

Bio: Moonlit Brooks is a spoken word duo from Heidelberg, Germany. With Tanya Gautam as the poet and Dizzy Rodriguez on the keys, we combine poetry and piano to process and share our experiences as people and artists. Our work … Continue reading

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Yann Rousselot is Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, April 4th ! Monday’s Theme: April Fools

Yann Rousselot is a translator and writer living in Paris, originally from England, but also from Brittany, and more realistically from nowhere at all, being an expat-brat with serious issues of cultural schizophrenia. His childhood could be likened to falling … Continue reading

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Looking back at SpokenWord Paris in 2021

Photo by Sabine. We were first back in the Chat Noir in July, then regularly every Monday from September. Before that we did some SpokenWords outside when the weather was good enough. It was great to be back at the … Continue reading

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1st SpokenWord of 2022

10th January theme – Imaginary friends

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Kim Lane, Our Special Guest at SpokenWord Paris, November 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Rituals

Kim Lane is a former National Poetry Slam champion (Team Asheville, NC,) author, marathoner, and gifted education advocate. Educated at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Duke University, she is a tenacious advocate for developing student voices and … Continue reading

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