RiShana Blake on KKUP


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RIShana Blake is a performance poet and author of "The Gifted Quiet," a collection of poems and performance words. She is the Pure LiT Poet leading workshops to illuminate the voice of new and emerging writers and educating teacher with her "Lost in Translation" bilingual poetry project that was developed during her AmeriCorps Literacy service year. She received her MFA from the City College of New York, where she lectured in the theater department for several years and served as a judge for the poetry outreach program, as well as judged the children's literature award for undergraduates. She is the frequent judge of new artistic expressions and currently working on her next collection of poetry, while living in Marina, California. Her latest workshops, readings and performances can be found on the Pure LiT productions website (www.purelit.com)

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