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Rosemarie Wilson

Author's Bio

Rosemarie Wilson a.k.a. One Single RoseTM is an award winning poet, spoken word artist, singer, actress and playwright. Author of two self-published poetry collections and a naughty chapbook, she is a staunch advocate of fidelity and integrity. Rosemarie is a Davenport University graduate, five time National Poetry Award (NPA) nominee, 2010 recipient of the NPA’s New & Upcoming Poet and Poetry Author of the Year awards, three time Who’s Who in Black Detroit honoree, first place and two time honorable mention recipient of the Detroit Writers’ Guild Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest, 2012 SAFE (Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment) Ambassador Award recipient, SVMixMedia.com’s 2012 Performance Artist of the Year, and Detroit Metro Times’ reader’s choice 2014 Best Local Poet. Upon entering a slam competition for the first time at the Motown Museum in Detroit, Rosemarie was named Motown Mic-The Spoken Word 2014 Performance Artist of the Year. In 2011, Rosemarie debuted as an actor in Detroit. She has since performed both nationally and internationally in a few amazing productions. Her works are available worldwide in various anthologies, publications and websites. Rosemarie also hosts open mic poetry every 1st and 3rd Friday in the Spotlight at Manila Bay Café, 4731 Grand River in Detroit, Michigan. March 2014 was a month of “firsts” for Rosemarie. She released two spoken word cds, (Poetic Truth available on iTunes and Straight Up, No Chaser) as well as introduced the characters for her stage play entitled ADDICTION—the full production will hit the stage on Broadway in Detroit this October. For more information on One Single RoseTM, please visit www.onesinglerose.com.

Publications and Prizes

Model D The Next Big Thing (2012), Poetry in the City (2011), Poetry in the City (2010), Shawn P.'s Gospel Summer Jam (2010), Poetry for the Soul Mt. Clemens, Michigan (2009), SISTAHS Embracing the Elevation (2008)
2010 National Poetry Award New & Upcoming Poet of the Year and Poetry Author of the Year "Eyes Back to Basics" 1st place winner of the Detroit Writers' Guild 2010 Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest "I'm Down To:" Honorable mention recipient of the 2012 Detroit Writers' Guild Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest "Goliath Brown" Honorable mention recipient of the 2013 Detroit Writers' Guild Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest 2012 SVMixMedia.com Performance Artist of the Year 2014 Detroit Metro Times' reader's choice Best Local Poet 2014 Motown Mic - The Spoken Word Artist of the Year

Rosemarie Wilson Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
One Single Rose . . . Poetry Blossomed from a Rose Core by Rosemarie Wilson
Favorite Authors:
Rosemarie Wilson, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, John Grisham, and Dean Koontz

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Listing last updated: July 9, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Spoken Word Artist
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Identifies as:
African American
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Born in:
Detroit, MI
Raised in:
Detroit, MI

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