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Josh Smith

Author's Bio

It isn’t fair to say Josh Smith is simply, a poet. For the uninitiated, the term conjures images of berets and bongos, rapping and rhyming, or pompous professors -- Josh Smith is the 21st century of professional poetry. Both an artist and an entertainer, Smith blends an Ivy League education with performance skills honed for over a decade in front of audiences across North America. And as Connor McGregor once said: he hasn’t come to take part; he’s come to take over.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
Artvoice, BlazeVOX, Buffalo News, Nomad
Performances:
Daemen College - Readings at the RIC (2012), Dog Ears Bookstore - Fourth Friday Poetry Series (2012), Comfort Zone Cafe - Zoned In Literary Salon (2010), Crane Library - Wordflight (2009), Stillwater - WAM: Writers, Artists & Musicians (2009), The Screening Room - Wednesday Series (2009)
Prizes:
Artvoice Best of Buffalo 2014 - Best Spoken Word Artist, Artvoice Best of Buffalo 2013 - Best Spoken Word Artist, Artvoice Best of Buffalo 2012 - Best Poet, Artvoice Best of Buffalo 2012 - Best Spoken Word Artist

Josh Smith Resume

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Listing last updated: October 10, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Mixed Race
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Buffalo, NY
Raised in:
Buffalo, NY

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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