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Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and Moreby Danny Simmons
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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.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Danny Simmons,andlt;/Bandgt; 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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