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Spoken Word and Slam Poetry

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As a Performance Poet, Marie Michaelle writes and performs her own work with a burning passion to entertain and educate her audiences with a smooth verbal, visually stimulating, and spiritual delivery. Several years of theater training in... more

L. Abdul-Kenyatta has performed as a workshop facilitator and motivational speaker. He is a poet, storyteller, jazz and blues vocalist and a novelist. He was an actor with the San Francisco Neighborhood Arts Children's Theater for five... more

Rushelle Frazier is a queer black feminist writer, permaculture educator, and counselor from Worcester, MA. She has been organizing shows and performing spoken word since 2000 at locations all over the East Coast. She has... more

Anthony McPherson (aka Tony Fearnone) hails from Oklahoma by way of Harlem. A biracial poet, his pieces on race and love have earned him the rank of 13th on earth (IWPS 2015), and garnered the attention of Button Poetry, Huffington Post... more

Trevor Liam Byrne-Smith got involved in poetry slam in his senior year of high school and has been hooked ever since. After over a decade he has been on 9 different poetry slam teams representing three different cities. He is also the... more

Shannon bio: An alumni of DePaul University's Theatre School, Shannon holds a BFA in Acting. Her theatrical experience includes working with companies such as American Theatre Company, The Inconvenience, UrbanTheatre Co., The... more

Chad Parenteau is a poet living in Boston. For ten years he has hosted the weekly Stone Soup Poetry series in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His poetry collection, Patron Emeritus, was released from FootHills Publishing in 2013. He... more

Since coming onto the Boston scene less than a year ago, DiDi Delgado has been noted as the fastest growing spoken word artist. When she's not busy with SOUP, you can find her binge watching Netflix and engaged in other addictive... more

Ezekiel "Zeke" Russell grew up in an artist's community in Central Maine, surrounded by poets and lumberjacks. Since then, he's been a line cook, historian, and teacher. but now he lives in Boston and works in homeless... more

REGIE CABICO is a spoken word pioneer having won the Nuyorican Poets Café Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in 3 National Poetry Slams. He's received fellowships from the DC Commission for the Arts, The New York... more