David Lawton is an actor, singer, and performance poet who is the curator/host of The Inspired Word's sister series, the JujoMukti Tea Lounge Spoken Word Sundays, in New York City (from 6-8 p.m. on 4th St. between A & B.) Originally from Woburn, MA, David studied theatre at Boston University, and appeared Off-Broadway in "Aven'U Boys" and "Goose and Tom Tom." For ten years David sang backing vocals with the legendary downtown band Leisure Class. He participated in the inaugural performance at the Yippie Museum Cafe with John Sinclair, Mulligan's Underground WordRock Fest, the first Inspired Word Night of Stars. He is also co-host and producer of "Downtown Does Huncke for His Birthday". He has poems forthcoming in the anthologies -gape-seed- and Spiny Babbler, and is one of the featured artists on the upcoming Hydrogen Jukebox CD.