about-glenn

BIO

Glenn North

Glenn North is the author of City of Song, a collection of poems inspired by Kansas City’s rich jazz tradition and the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience. He is a Cave Canem fellow, a Callaloo creative writing fellow and a recipient of the Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award and the Crystal Field Poetry Award. His work has appeared in Kansas City Voices, One Shot Deal, The Sixth Surface, Caper Literary Journal, Platte Valley Review, Kansas City Voices, KC Studio, Cave Canem Anthology XII, The African American Review, and American Studies Journal. He collaborated with legendary jazz musician, Bobby Watson, on the critically acclaimed recording project, Check Cashing Day and was recently appointed Poet Laureate of the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District.

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FEATURED WORK

Highlighting some of the great works and performances by Glenn North.

May This Be Love
The Local Show
Empathy
Question the Oppressor
Gospel According to Glenn
CSF Generative Performing Awards Fellow 2009
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WORK

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May This Be Love
The Local Show
Empathy
Question the Oppressor
Gospel According to Glenn
CSF Generative Performing Awards Fellow 2009
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