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Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory

Author's Bio

Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory (a.k.a. Phoenix) is a kalideoscope of a girl. A hybrid cross between lover, fighter, activist, caffeine-junkie, journalist, hippie, poet, and human, she empties her head by trapping dreams in words and passing them off as poetry. If you are reading this, then chances are, she's proven to be successful in the endeavor. Jennifer is ready and willing to put her heart on the line if it makes you feel happier in your own skin. www.phoenixpoet.info.

Publications and Prizes

Performances:
Nuclear Poetry Series 1-Year Anniversary Show (The Lounge @ Elmo Restaurant, Chelsea, NY, NY) (2013), Woman of the World Poetry Slam Invitational Qualifier (2011), 9th Annual Women Speak Out Event at New Jersey City University (2010), Music and Poetry Night @ Ganache at the Hudson Tea (Hoboken, NJ) (2010), Verses Showcase @ The Nuyorican Poets' Cafe (2010), NJ Youth Poetry S.L.A.M. Team Finals @ New Jersey City University (2009), Nuclear Poetry Series (Lounge @ Elmo Restaurant, Chelsea, NYC) (2009), Nuclear Poetry: May 2009 Edition @ The Lounge @ Elmo Restaurant, Chelsea, NY, NY (2009)
Prizes:
2011 Jersey City Slam Finalist, 2010 Jersey City Slam Finalist, 2010 Intangible Slam Semifinalist, 2009 Brave New Voices Speaks Green Poetry Slam Finalist, 2009 Brave New Voices Semifinalist (with the N.J. Youth S.L.A.M. Team), 2009 N.J. Youth S.L.A.M. finalist & team member, 2009 Urban Word NYC Poetry Slam Semifinalist,

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Listing last updated: May 4, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Passaic, NJ
Raised in:
Garfield, NJ

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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