Prof. Darius Ajai Frasure, MFA, MA

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

TX
Phone: 
214-810-2183

Author's Bio

Darius Frasure is a highly sought after educator, writer, publisher, coach, and consultant. He holds degrees from Paul Quinn College, Luther Rice Seminary, National University, and Fielding Graduate University. His work revolves around partnerships with literary arts and education organizations, which impact the state of Texas and the U.S. His writing appears in many literary journals and select readings are on youtube. He has one spoken word album, Spoken Pieces (2010), and his poetry collection, of stone and rope, was published in the fall of 2019. Currently, he is the chief editor for Iris Literary Journal. He also manages Assure Press Publishing & Consulting, LLC, which connects authors and artists with the world through poetry, non-fiction, motivational, and educational literature that is mostly, but not only, in the English language.
Contact and booking: www.dariusfrasure.com

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)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Lucille Clifton, Natasha Tretheway, Jericho Brown, Edgar A. Poe, Neil Gaiman, Michelle Hartman, Alan Gann, Ann Howells, Natasha Carrizosa,

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: Apr 16, 2020