Bilbliophilia - Poetry Verse Play - A co-production with Jekeva Phillips and Word Lit Zine
Poetry Verse Play Art doesn't imitate life at this show, art imitates art. The poet and activist Quenton Baker will read of of his rich and devastating poems. Then the Bibliophilia Players, our team of improvisational actors, never hearing the poem before, will perform a one-act play inspired by the piece.
Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is anti-blackness and the afterlife of slavery. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, Poetry Northwest, The James Franco Review, and Cura and in the anthologies Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters and It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip-Hop. He has an MFA in Poetry from the University of Southern Maine and is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. He is a 2017 Jack Straw Fellow and a former Made at Hugo House fellow, as well as the recipient of the James W. Ray Venture Project Award and the Arts Innovator Award from Artist Trust. He is the author of This Glittering Republic (Willow Books, 2016).
This event is sponsored by Word Lit Zine in co-production with Theater Schmeater.
Theater Schmeater (View)
2125 3rd Ave
SEATTLE, WA 98121
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