By Alix Olson, Eve Ensler
Editor Alix Olson (internationally traveling spoken note artist-activist) introduced jointly numerous surprising spoken be aware artists for Word Warriors. incorporated during this assortment are Patricia Smith and Eileen Myles, of our so much bold 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 plenty of extra. those ladies sign up for different striking artists from many alternative backgrounds to create Word Warriors, a robust and accomplished number of paintings from the simplest and brightest woman spoken observe artists today.
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Extra info for Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution
Some of us had already had books published before Sister Spit, but the majority of us had not. To know that there would be strangers in North Carolina, Arizona, and upstate New York reading our writing was incredible. We were writers. People bought us drinks and took us home to stay in their beds. They cooked us food. Mostly we were grateful for this, but occasionally our generous hosts had ulterior motives: observing our bravado and braggadocious sluttery on stage, they thought they’d get lucky back at home.
That day, I learned three lessons: (1) You should write about things you feel passionate about (I owned no fat cats, big hats, or bats), (2) Serious writing requires meticulous editing, and (3) A poem is not finished until you share it. Sergo did not join us when my mother moved us to nicer projects in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He got his own small apartment and a day job as a cab driver but continued to serve as a sounding board for my earliest work. A lot went down in the early 1990s: Bush Sr.
Indd 25 8/23/07 12:27:33 PM michelle tea 26 all this bad energy? oh america i love you i just want to go on a date with you and you won’t even give me the time of day stuck up bitch think you’re too good for me, america? i could have anyone— canada, london amsterdam is in love with me but it’s you i want, america. what could i do to impress you? i could write you an anthem but you have so many. fuck you america. indd 26 8/23/07 12:27:33 PM on sister spit 27 you’re a really bad communicator and you have serious boundary issues.
Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution by Alix Olson, Eve Ensler