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Regie Gibson

STORMS BENEATH THE SKIN
Poet
Regie Gibson, has lectured and performed in the U.S., Cuba, and Europe. In Italy, representing the U.S., Regie competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award (Monfalcone) & the Europa en Versi Award (LaGuardia di Como). Himself & his work appear in love jones: a feature-film based on events in his life. He has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, various NPR programs, presented at several TED X events & has been nominated for a Boston Emmy. He’s received the Walker Scholarship, a Mass Cultural Council Award, the Lexington Education Foundation Grant, a YMCA Writer’s Fellowship & the Brother Thomas Fellowship from The Boston Foundation. Regie has served as a consultant for the NEA’s “How Art Works” initiative and the “Mere Distinction of Color”- an exhibit at James Madison’s Montpelier home examining the legacy of slavery and the U.S. constitution. He teaches at Clark University and works with members of the Red Cross-Red Crescent Climate Center (Hague, Netherlands) to craft language regarding issues of climate change. He is also a member of the GrubStreet Board.