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This upbeat, one-of-a-kind collection brings the Def poets — as featured in the Tony Award-winning Broadway show and popular HBO television program — to life on the page. Among them: Suheir Hammad, Beau Sia, Steve Colman, Stacyann Chin, Mayda del Valle, Georgia Me, Poetri, and other well-established and up-and-coming Slam artists who have forever changed the face of poetry and offer a fresh, exuberant, insightful, and comedic look at who we are as Americans today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743476225
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 03/29/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Danny Simmons, a renowned painter of abstract-expressionist oil works, owns the Rush Arts Gallery in Manhattan and Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn. A poet and cofounder of the Def Poetry Jam performance series, he heads the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation with his brother, Russell Simmons. He lives in Brooklyn.

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