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Kennedy Center and Workshop Facilitator

Glenis Redmond is an award-winning performance poet, praise poet, educator, and writer from North Carolina. For the past thirteen years, she has traveled both domestically and abroad carrying the message of poetry to the masses. She has been published in Meridians, Heartstone, Black Arts Quarterly, Obsidian II: Black Literature in Review, Emrys Journal, Bum Rush the Page: Def Poetry Jam and Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance. Her work will appear in the upcoming Fem Spec and Appalachian Heritage Journals. Glenis was a recipient of a Vermont Writing Center Fellowship granted by the William Matthews Estate, 2002. She has most recently won the North Carolina Literary Fellowship, 2005.

Redmond believes poetry has the mouth to speak when all other mouths are silent.

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