Join Trellis Usher, BluePrint host, as she talks to Atlanta’s own Spoken Word and Literary Artist, Jon Goode. Jon will talk to us about living authentically and on purpose. He will share with us how he’s navigated the various components of his life that have allowed him to pursue his passions and how he's made tough choices to step out of the expectations of others to create a life that fits who he is.
Jon will also share what’s going on with his new play, when and where we can expect to see it.
Jon is an Emmy Nominated writer and the winner of the 2006 Promax Gold for best copyright North America. His work has been featured in CNN's Black In America, HBO's Def Poetry, BET's Lyric Cafe, TVOne's Verses and Flow, in commercials and interstitials for TVLand/Nick @ Nite and in radio commercials for McDonalds. Jon has done print work for Nike and Rolling Out Urban Style Weekly. He has also recently written promos in association with 20th Century Fox Films. Jon has toured the country extensively with his work and received rave reviews from the litany of venues, festivals, colleges and universities he's appeared at. He has shared the stage with: Mos Def, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Common, Jamie Foxx, Musiq Soul Child, Will Downing, Ledisi, The Last Poets, Amiri Baraka, and a host of other amazing poets, comedians and entertainers.
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