Mojdeh Stoakley

Spoken Word Artist

Publications & Prizes

Performances:
BBC Proms Festival (2018)
,
The Gate Film (2018)
,
The Verb on BBC Three (2018)
,
Underline Poetry (2018)
,
Individual World Poetry Slam (2017)
,
Great Plains Poetry Pile Up (2016)
Prizes won: 

Writer to Watch (2019 Guild Literary Complex), 

Poet-In-Orbit Residency (2019-20 One City One Poet Festival), 

Dark Matter Residency (2019 Elastic Arts), 

Spirit of the Slam Award (2018 Poetry Slam Inc), 

Gwendolyn Brooks Award: Finalist 2nd Place (2014 Guild Literary Complex), 

Suburban Prairie Literary Awards: 1st place Fiction + 2nd Place Poetry + 3rd Place Poetry (2003 SPLF)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Arab American, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Children, Homelessness, Illness/Wellness, Immigration, Incarcerated individuals, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Schools, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans, Women
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
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Last update: Jun 19, 2019