Cleveland Wall

Poet

717 Spring Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 
610-867-2822
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Author's Bio

Cleveland Wall is a poet, performer, and teaching artist in Bethlehem, PA. She is a founding member of  poetry improv troupe No River Twice and also performs with guitarist Michael Wall in the musical combo The Starry Eyes. The duo performs mash-ups of original poetry with classical guitar repertoire, often set within a theatrical frame. Cleveland also works in collage and assemblage and has produced many small, handmade chapbooks, several of which have appeared in Poets House Showcases.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Let X=X (Aldrich Press, 2019)
Journals:
Freshet
,
Full of Crow
, ,
Philadelphia Stories
,
Poetry24
,
Prizes won: 

Celtic Classic Poetry Contest, 2018

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Rainer Maria Rilke CA Conrad Fyodor Dostoevsky Mervyn Peake Marilyn Chin Anne Carson Mary Ruefle Flannery O'Connor Carson McCullers Sandra Becker Hayden Saunier Lynn Levin Ethel Rackin Joanne Leva Elynn Alexander Chad Frame Bernadette McBride James Thurber Lorraine Henrie Lins Grant Clauser Vasiliki Katsarou Liz Chang Christorpher Bursk Matt Wolf Patricia Goodrich Geri Ann McLaughlin Melinda Rizzo Danez Smith Mauve Perle Tahat Kailey Tedesco Amber Decker Jessie Janeshek Shaindel Beers Sylvia Plath
What I'm reading now: 
Audubon's Sparrow by Juditha Dowd, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Celtic American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania
Raised in: 
San Francisco, CA
California
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Last update: Apr 27, 2021