Prof. Darius Ajai Frasure, MFA, MA

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

4849 W. Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211
Phone: 
214-810-2183

Author's Bio

Professor Darius Ajai Frasure is a highly sought after, multi-award-winning educator, mentor, and consultant. He holds degrees from Paul Quinn College, Luther Rice Seminary, and National University. Through Assure Press Publishing & Consulting, LLC, he partners with literary arts and education organizations to mentor visual and performance artists, musicians and writers through publishing and consulting. His initiatives nurture the literary arts and education community, primarily in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, and have had international impact. Extended biographical information, partnerships, and engagement opportunities are available his company website, www.assurepress.org.

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Journals:
Illya's Honey
,
Red River Review
,
The Manilla Envelope

Spoken Word

Performances:
Arts Festival at The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNTD) (2018)
,
Pegasus Reading Series @Kettle Arts Gallery (2016)
,
Dallas City Performance Hall (2016)
,
Deep Ellum Lit Hop (2016)
,
Greater Allen Temple (2016)
,
Mountain View College (2016)
,
Mountain View College (2016)
,
Providence Baptist Church (2015)
,
Wasted Dreams CD (2008)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Children, Incarcerated individuals, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Tucson, AZ
Arizona
Raised in: 
Tucson, AZ
Arizona
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Last update: May 01, 2019