Natasha Hooper on Conversations With Poets
🔊✨Happy National Poetry Month! Let’s keep the celebration going with a new episode of Conversations with Poets, hosted by our very own Michael Klam. The first guest of the month is National Slam Champion and host of the San Diego Poetry Slam, Natasha Hooper (@thenatashadee)!
Swipe to hear Natasha walk us through the evolution of her poetry. Watch the full interview at the link in our bio! Don’t forget to like and subscribe to support the SD Public Library~
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Natasha Hooper is an international poet, spoken word artist, activist, and host who started writing poetry in high school. She earned the title of No. 2 poet in the world at the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam, after winning the 2017 National Poetry Slam with her team San Diego Poetry SLAM. Her work has been showcased on national and international outlets such as Al Jazeera, All Def Poetry, TEDx and Middle East Eye, among others.
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Michael Klam organizes the Poetry & Art Series in San Diego, ongoing since 2001. He serves on the board of directors for the San Diego Entertainment and Arts Guild. He is an editor and partner with Border Voices. His books include Emma and the Buddha Frog (Puna Press, 2007), The Cheapest Flight to Paradise (Puna Press, 2017) and Anything for a Dull Moment (Garden Oak Press, 2020).
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