Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word by Alix Olson,Eve Ensler

By Alix Olson,Eve Ensler

Female spoken note artists became the spokeswomen for a brand new new release. This challenging oral poetry of the early twenty first century has outlined a leading edge of lithely muscled voices; girls who imagine and act decisively to create their particular and desperately earned realities. the combo of the eminent slam circulate and the upsurge of daring underground feminism has created a distinct pool of girls who verbally problem society on all fronts.

Editor Alix Olson (internationally traveling spoken notice artist-activist) introduced jointly quite a few unbelievable spoken note artists for Word Warriors. integrated during this assortment are Patricia Smith and Eileen Myles, of our so much ambitious spoken-word foremothers, Tony-award winners Sarah Jones, Suheir Hammad and Staceyann Chin, recording artists whinge and Lynn Breedlove from the dyke-punk band Tribe eight, award-winning author Michelle Tea, and lots of extra. those ladies subscribe to different extraordinary artists from many various backgrounds to create Word Warriors, a robust and entire choice of paintings from the easiest and brightest lady spoken observe artists today.

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