Valencia College

Visiting Author Taylor Mali Literary Reading

Taylor Mali is the author most recently of Bouquet of Red Flags (Write Bloddy Books 2014), a poetic celebration of "a marriage I did not yet realize was over." Mali is also the author of What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World (Putnam 2012) and two other books of poetry: The Last Time As We Are (Write Bloody Books 2009) and What Learning Leaves (Hanover 2002). He received a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in 2001 to develop Teacher! Teacher! a one-man show about poetry, teaching, and math, which won the jury prize for best solo performance at the 2001 Comedy Arts Festival. Formerly president of Poetry Slam, Inc., the non-profit organization that oversees all poetry slams in North America, Taylor Mali makes his living entirely as a spoken-word and voiceover artist, traveling around the country, performing, teaching workshops, and doing occasional comercial voiceover work.

Thursday, February 28 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

East Campus Building 8, 101
701 N Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando, FL 32825

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Reading

Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff

Campus

East Campus

Cost

Free

Group
East Campus Communications
Contact Name

Victoria Grajeda

Contact Email

vgrajeda@valenciacollege.edu

Contact Phone

407-582-2276

Contact Mail Code

3-20

Sponsored By

East Campus Communications Department and Student Development

Food

Snacks and drinks

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