Poetry Performance: Phil Kaye
Be inspired by award-winning poet, published author, and co-director of Project VOICE: Phil Kaye!
Write the World celebrates the launch of its Global Writing Workshops program by welcoming world-renowned poet Phil Kaye for a free virtual performance and live Q&A session. Join us, from your corner of the globe, for this unique opportunity to celebrate the art of poetry and interact with a dynamic expert artist.
Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet. His work has been featured in settings ranging from The New Yorker to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and viewed millions of times online. He has performed his original work in twenty countries and was invited to open for His Holiness The Dalai Lama for the celebration of his 80th birthday. A former teacher of weekly poetry workshops in maximum security prisons, Phil was the head coordinator of Space in Prisons for the Arts and Creative Expression (SPACE). Phil, a Brown University graduate, is a National Poetry Slam finalist, and his book, Date & Time, was published in 2018 by Button Poetry.
Watch Phil perform with poet and co-director of Project VOICE, Sarah Kay, below:
About Write the World’s Global Writing Workshops
In 2021, connect with teen writers across the globe, learn from professional poets, authors, and educators, and level up your writing skills through Write the World’s virtual camps and virtual poetry workshops! We offer eight distinct virtual camp sessions across genres in July and August, plus a suite of four virtual poetry workshops throughout the calendar year (including a spoken word intensive taught by Phil Kaye). Write the World is excited to offer teen writers (ages 13-19) the unique opportunity to engage with celebrated writing experts from the worlds of screenwriting to social justice poetry, journalism to flash fiction to memoir, and more!
Learn more and sign up now using the following links:
For virtual camps.