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Spoken Word Artist
Jessica Solomon, Founding Producer of The Saartjie Project, a growing theatre company committed to exploring and transforming sterotypes and politics surrounding the black female body. The tumultuous life of Sara "Saartjie" Baartman (also known as the Hottentot Venus) is the catalyst for the boundary stretching stage presentation. Jessica was recognized as an “Emerging Artist” by the historical Lincoln Theatre and has participated in community theater and several documentaries. She is currently a youth worker, consultant to several art-centric organizations and is completing a master's program in Organization Development at American University. She can be reached directly at email@example.com
Chapbook, INLAND IS PARENTHETICAL, Dryad Press. Other collections: THE AMPUTATED LIFE, THE CHALK LINE, THE VERTICAL LANDSCAPE
Cabin John, MD
I’ve Taught poetry at Georgetown Univ. for 12 years. I most recently I taught at Univ. of Texas. A few years ago I was Fulbright Professor of Poetry & American Culture in the Balkans. For over 34 years I’ve been editor/publisher of Visions-International. Have five books of poetry & over 500 poems published in: America, Seattle Rev., Confrontation, The Hollins Critic, Soundings East, Poet Lore, & anthologies: 2003 Struga Festival anthology, Blood to Remember, etc.. I also have had several Fellowships over the past few years including at the Univ. in Leuven, Belgium.