Paul Mills aka Poez. Grew up in Illinois. Pioneered poetry as performance in the mid-70's."A spoken word pioneer" -- NY TIMES. Concert performer in theaters, on television and radio in US and Europe. "Astonishing" -- Le Figaro (Paris). "The Poetry Dollars" Bowery Poetry Books (2005). Graduated with B.A. magna cum laude 1990 from Columbia Writing Program.
Publications and Prizes
The Poetry Dollars (Bowery Books, 2007), The Co-op Songbook (New York Musicians Co-op, 1983), Think & Do (Co-op Records, 1983)
The Sidewalk Cafe (2010), Cornelia Street Cafe (2008), Make Music New York (2008), Tompkins Square Park Bandshell (2008), Bowery Poetry Club (2007), CBGBs (1982), Marymount Manhattan Theater (1982), The Bitter End (1981), Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse (1980), Le Theatre du Rond-Point (1980), The Bottom Line (1979), The Ridiculous Theater (1979), Loeb Experimental Theater (1972), Boston University Theater (1970), Symphony Space (), The Bitter End (), The Union Club ()