James Berkowitz

Spoken Word Artist

Author's Bio

Bio:

James Berkowitz is a poet, writer, performer, and producing artistic director for the Venice Art Crawl. Recent credits include literary and art journals “Beyond Words Literary Arts Magazine” May 2020, “Verbal Art 2019”, “Spectrum 19 & 20”, “Levure Litteraire 14”, “San Francisco Peace and Hope”, and “Edgar Allan Poet Journal # 3”. Anthologies ZZyZx WriterZ “Intersections”, “The Revolutionary Poets Brigade – Los Angeles”, “Men in the Company of Women”, and ”Los Angeles Poetry Society Features” amongst several publications and media where his work is recognized. He is a human camera of observation and loves the magnificence of nature in its many settings as well as the pulse and stimulation of city streets. His greatest reward is connecting with other sentient beings. 

Publications & Prizes

Performances:
CELEBRATING ANIMALS (2019)
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LYRICAL FLAMES (2019)
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SPECTRUM 19 BOOK CELEBRATION & READING (2019)
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SPECTRUM 20 BOOK LAUNCH (2019)
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THE GET AROUND (2019)
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VENICE ART CRAWL MIXER/FUNDRAISER (2019)
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SAN FRANCISCO PEACE AND HOPE: LIGHT THE SKY (2018)
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VENICE SPRING FLING (2018)
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ARTravenous (2017)
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INTERSECTIONS ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH PARTY (2017)
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100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE (2015)
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LITCRAWL LA (2015)
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Beyond Baroque (2012)
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Industry Cafe and Jazz (2012)
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The Last Bookstore (2012)
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Venice Breeze Suites (2012)
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Harlem Place Cafe (2011)
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Tribal Cafe (2011)
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Beyond Baroque ()
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Bob's Espresso Bar ()
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Cairo Cowboy ()
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Catcher in the Rye ()
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Hall-Haskell House ()
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Hollywood Dance Center ()
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McGroarty Arts Center ()
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Plymouth Arts Center ()
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Seed Gallery ()
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Somethin's Brewin Cafe ()
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The Bitter End ()
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The Rapp Saloon ()

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
BIRNAM WOOD by Jose Manuel Cardona, SAN FRANCISCO PEACE AND HOPE by ANTHOLOGY, NIGHT SKY WITH EXIT WOUNDS by Ocean Vuong, PUSHCART PRIZE XLII by Bill Henderson, David Whyte: Essentials by David Whyte, Mysteries of the Home by Paula Meehan

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Boston, MA
Massachusetts
Raised in: 
Boston, MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: Apr 13, 2020