7-28-2004 – Lynne Procope

28 Jul

July 28th, 2004 – Lynne Procope
Lynne Procope 
is a poet and teaching artist from Trinidad and Tobago. She is a founder of the New York based non-profit, the louderARTS Project Inc. and a director of its Workshops and Outreach Program as well as curator of the experimental performance workshop, synonymUS. She was a member of the New York’s 1998 National Poetry Slam Championship winnim. She is co-author of the collection, Burning Down the House (Soft Skull Press, 2000) and her work appears in the Summer/Fall 2000 Drums Voices Review, Poetry Slam Anthology (Manic D Press, 1999) and How to Read an Oral Poem (Univ In May, 2002 Ms. Procope was a featured writer at Jamaica’s Calabash Literary Festival. Her writing and performances were commissioned by Vision Into Art as part of Sounds by Kandinsky and Democrazy (pt. 1) at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theater and the Thomas S. Kenan Institute at North Carolina School of the Arts through the Spring and Summer of 2002. She is currently writing newly commissioned works for performance in the 2003 edition of Democrazy. She has been a featured poet/performer at several venues across the US including colleges and universities such as Pace, NYU, the University of Texas at Austin, Macalester College, Hampshire College, Bryn Mawr, Boston College, Amherst College and Mount Holyoke. (host – Faith) 

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