Reflecting on Denice Frohman

Six years ago, in my first year of high school, I watched a spoken word poem performed online entitled, “Dear Straight People.” For the first time I heard the words, “Dear Queer Young Girl, I see you. You don’t want them to

Ivan Coyote, storyteller to remember, wows LPAC

When someone says they are going to tell a story, a handful of mental images prepare your horizon of expectations — maybe a parent struggling to get an antsy child to sleep or a peer who never seems to apply a discriminatory

Spoken-Word Poet Andrea Gibson Leaves Audience Speechless

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Andrea Gibson,

Spoken Word Poets Sucker Punch Swatties

Fatimah Asghar takes center stage to deliver the opening poem, “Pluto Shits on the Universe,” of the collaborative spoken word performance she and Franny Choi would present in honor of Women’s Week and API Heritage Month last Saturday. “Oops my bad,” it