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(Video) Lewis M. | Hush

Additional Info: Lewis M., performing "Hush". About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for spoken word and performance poetry. Information courtesy, YouTube

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Toyota supports Detroit students through ‘InsideOut Literary Arts’ spoken word (via Rolling Out)

InsideOut Literary Arts, an award-winning organization headquartered in Detroit, announced the winners of its 2021 Performance Troupe supported by Toyota Motor North America. The Performance Troupe is part of the organization’s Citywide Poets afterschool program, which provides teens with weekly creative writing workshops, publications, and performance opportunities. For over two decades, InsideOut Literary Arts has … Continue reading Toyota supports Detroit students through ‘InsideOut Literary Arts’ spoken word (via Rolling Out)

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Kids Reflect On COVID-19 In Letters, Poetry And Artwork (via WBUR)

As we worked on our "Pandemic Generation" series about how the coronavirus has deeply affected the mental health of a generation of kids and teens, we wanted to include a project that would center on their voices and perspectives. The frustrations and fears of adults were shared widely in columns and commentaries across many news sites, including … Continue reading Kids Reflect On COVID-19 In Letters, Poetry And Artwork (via WBUR)

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Oakland’s Poet Laureate: Ayodele Nzinga chosen for inaugural post (via East Bay Express)

Oakland selected poet, playwright and community activist Ayodele Nzinga as the city’s inaugural poet laureate, city officials announced this week.Nzinga is the founding producer and director of the West Oakland theater company Lower Bottom Playaz, established in 1999. She’s also the founding director of Black Arts Movement Business District Community Development Corporation, which produces BAMBDFEST, … Continue reading Oakland’s Poet Laureate: Ayodele Nzinga chosen for inaugural post (via East Bay Express)

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(Video) Real T@lk | Word Play

Additional Info: About All Def Poetry: All Def Poetry is brought to you by Russell Simmons - a world-renowned champion of the spoken word art form. Fresh, riveting, and featuring some of the best voices in the genre, All Def Poetry brings you the raw power of spoken word! Information courtesy, YouTube

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Poetry for PTSD and Preventing Suicide (via Psychiatric Times)

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. One psychiatrist is dedicating a portion of the proceeds from his new book, Poetry Rx, to the David Lynch Foundation (DLF)—specifically the Resilient Warrior program—in the hopes of curbing US military veteran suicides.In this Q&A, we speak with author of Poetry Rx, Norman E. Rosenthal, MD. Dr Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist and … Continue reading Poetry for PTSD and Preventing Suicide (via Psychiatric Times)

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Poet Natalie Diaz wins Pulitzer Prize (via ASU News)

Topping the headlines again, Arizona State University Associate Professor Natalie Diaz has been awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her collection “Postcolonial Love Poem,” which has been described as “an anthem of desire against erasure.”The honor comes mere months after the MacArthur Fellow made history by becoming the youngest chancellor ever elected to the Academy of American … Continue reading Poet Natalie Diaz wins Pulitzer Prize (via ASU News)