Information about Poets

Sonia Sanchez
Jamarhl Crawford
Jessica Care Moore
Goldie the Poet
Mari Evans

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The Nuyorican Poets Cafe
The Nuyorican Poets Cafe is a living room hosting the freshest art to come through the ports of New York City, from not only the Caribbean and the Americas, but from all over the world. It is a stage of words made visible. Situated in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Losaida, the community, is a mixture of various ethnic backgrounds: Puerto Rican, Dominican, African-American, Ukrainian, Polish and Irish, to name a few. The community also hosts a great number of artists. This diverse influence is reflected in our work and our audiences.

Alphonza Graham Jr., founder of, brings us a new website featuring poet profiles, poetry related Links, Black poetry trivia, random Black trivia, Black History, discussion, games, a bookstore and more. went live on September 15, 2000.  Check out this terrific new web site.

Keys to Poetry Circle Success:
Ten ways to ensure the success of your poetry circle.

Rhapsody in Black
An excellent source of fresh new African American Poetry may be found in the publication .

Last Updated: Monday, September 18, 2017

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