Themes & guest poets

Matthew Silver performing at SpokenWord’s ”Going insane” night, January 2018

SpokenWord themes & guest poets/performers:

Themes are suggestions to inspire, you don’t have to follow them.

Jan 6th — Vibration — Yas
Jan 13th — Conscience — Richard Earls
Jan 20th — Comings and Goings — Lisa Ducasse
Jan 27th — The Ocean — Mary McColley

Feb 3rd — Artificial — Malik Crumpler
Feb 10th — Lovers — Regie Cabico
Feb 17th — Power — Matt Jones
Feb 24th — Mythology — Cecilia Llompart

Mar 2nd — Separation — Chris Burke
Mar 9th — Orphans — Louise Fazackerley
Mar 16th — Endings and Beginnings — Carl Watson
Mar 23rd — Apologies
Mar 30th — Transcendence

Apr 6th — Cages — El Habib Louai
Apr 13th — Freedom — David Leo Sirois
Apr 20th — Home — Suzanne Allen
Apr 27th — The Afterlife — Emma Black

May 4th — Youth — Laura Thurlow
May 11th — Stars — Lisa Pasold
May 18th — Worlds Apart — Michael Rothenberg
May 25th — Scars Poetica — Constant Williams

Jun 1st — Storms — Arielle Cottingham
Jun 8th — Cold hearts — first ever screening of Coldhearts, a poetical. (30 min film)
Jun 15th — Growing Pains — Jose Padua
Jun 22nd — Blood — Dominique Christina
Jun 29th — Healing — Sharon Mesmer & Jeffrey ‘Big Homey’ Banks

July 6th — no theme, no guest

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to be the guest poet?
Got a great idea for a theme?

If you’ve got both strong poetry and skill at performance then talk to Antonia Klimenko or David Barnes at SpokenWord on Monday or drop an email to spokenwordparis @

David Barnes