Eric ZORK Alan

Spoken Word Artist

White Plains, NY

Author's Bio

Eric ZORK Alan, a 11x National Slam Poet competitor, is probably best known for standing on chairs. He is also known for gratuitously dropping names... like that he is the only poet ever to have his book [appropriately called “I am NOT a poet”] blurbed by Davy Jones, Dobie Gray & Wild Cherry.Zork has Featured at the hottest poetry venues in America including Chicago’s legendary Green Mill where slam started. He has toured across America visiting High Schools and colleges in his mission to make more poets. He has produced and been featured in a series of "PG Safe Slam" DVDs from the National Poetry Slam to help get Slam poetry into the schools in an educational friendly and appropriate manner. He also performs at and hosts ZorkSlams [student based events] at Barnes & Noble Bookstores Nationwide. He hosts Westchester County, NY's largest poetry series and slammaster for the PSI Westchester Slam series @ The White Plains Public Library.

Publications & Prizes

Performances:
Peekskill Field Library (2010)
,
National Poetry Slam Educational DVD (2009)
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Borders Books Website: Open Door Poetry (2008)
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The Green Mill (2005)
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Poets Asylum at Java Hut (2004)
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The Cornelia Street Café (2004)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
White Plains, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 10, 2014