Wed, Nov 01|
Tio's Latin American Kitchen
Crescendo Poetry & Patron (November)
Angelo Geter is an award-winning poet, educator, author and performance artist based in Rock Hill, SC. Known in the spoken word world as “EyeAmBic”, Geter’s work touches on a variety of issues including social justice, race, grief, character and manhood.
Time & Location
Nov 01, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tio's Latin American Kitchen, 40 Shelter Cove Ln #181, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
About the Event
Over the course of his career Geter has amassed several accolades and recognitions. He currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Rock Hill, SC, and is a 2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Geter is a 2018 National Poetry Slam champion, Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam finalist, and Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam finalist He is also the Founder and Director of One Word Poetry Festival; a five-day celebration of poetry with readings, open mics, competitions and performances. His work has appeared on All Def Poetry, Charleston Currents, Gratefulness.com, and the Academy of American Poets “Poem a Day” series. His debut collection More God Than Dead was released in June 2022.
Miho Kinnas is a writer and translator with two books, Today Fish Only and Move Over, Bird. A third is due out in October, and she is included in the prestigious Best American Poetry 2023 anthology. She operates a pop-up bookshop, An Island Bookshelf. She loves reading, writing and thinking about poetry, in addition to dogs, swimming, and chamber music. Miho and her husband, Ben, have been full-time residents of Hilton Head since 2014.