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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Saturday, October 15 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Page and Stage: Spoken Word

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A presentation of Boston area young slam and performance poets showcases their page and stage skills. And, in honor of the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare's death, veteran performance poets Regie Gibson and Marlon Carey will present an epic poetic smackdown between two of Shakespeare's most sinister characters. The audience will judge by applause!


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Marlon Carey

Marlon Carey is a poet (published chapbooks: Giraffe Theory, Prolegomenon, and Lazarus) who has been a member of both the Boston Poetry Slam and Boston Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Teams. He is also a proud member of the Providence-based poetry troupe Brother’s Keeper. Carey is also an educator, actor, communicator, and entertainer. Carey earned his BFA degree in creative writing at St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, North Carolina and is... Read More →
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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is an author, lecturer, and literarymusician who has lectured and performed widely in the U.S., Cuba, and Europe. As a representative of the U.S., Gibson competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy. He and his work appear in love jones, a feature film based on events in his life. He’s been featured on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, various NPR programs, nominated for a Boston Emmy and has been a... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
BPL New & Novel 700 Boylston Street, Boston