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Dr. Maurice Henderson has appeared on over 25 talk shows and news programs, has taught at Temple University's Pan-African Studies Community Education Program since 1985 and is recipient of the Promoter of the Year Award at the Harlem Literary and Arts Conference.
Henderson, been recognized by the American Poetry Center, the American Booksellers Association, the Library of Congress' Center for the Book, Your Black Books Guide, the American Biographical Institute. He has been given presentations at Black Writers Week (Hurston/Wright Foundation), the Hip Hop Generation Conference in Madison, the Detroit Writers Guild and the Black Business Students Association Conference, the African Students Association Conference on Theater as a Political Expression held at Smith College, the International Black Writers Conference in Chicago, the International Black Writers and Artists Association in Oakland and Los Angeles, the Newark Writers Collective, Black Writers Institute convenings in Maryland, the Medgar Evers College Black Writers Conference in Brooklyn, the African Poetry Theatre Writers Workshop in Queens, the Philadelphia Convenings of the International Children Theater Festival, Annual Celebration of Black Writing, the Charles Blockson Literary Society and Temple University's Pan-African Studies Department, where he received a Faculty Award for the development of a course on Spoken Word and Performance Artistry.
Henderson is founder and Executive Director of: National Black Arts Spoken Word Tour (founded 1998), National Black Authors Tour (founded in 1986), Hip Hop School for the Business of the Arts & Humanities, and R.E.A.L. ((Research in Exemplary African Literature - founded 1999). The National Black Authors Tour and The National Black Arts Spoken Word Tour holds dual responsibility for coordinating the print and publishing of many top writers, and the appearances on stage, records, film and television for America's most prominent and emerging artists and outstanding media personalities currently recognized for achieving high standards through performances in the United States, Canada, Europe and Africa.
Host: Elijah B. Pringle III
FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
When: April 3, 2018, 6:30 PM
699 Ranstead Street -Suite 1
Philadelphia, PA 19106
2018 Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM
There are there are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area. They represent every poetry form, ethnic background, age, gender, and community. This series consists of a panel of guest poets and artists discussing the opportunities which their group or organization provides for poets in Philly as well as the themes that influence them. The program is broadcast live on the first Tuesday of each month. The program is free and open to everyone. Please join us