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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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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 featured presenter for TedX Boston. He is a recipient of both the Walker Scholarship for Poetry from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and a YMCA Writer’s Fellowship. His poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, Harvard’s Divinity Magazine, and the Iowa Review, among others, and he has received a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award for Poetry and a Lexington Education Foundation Program Grant. His volume of poems, Storms Beneath the Skin, garnered the Golden Pen Award. Gibson has been artist-in-residencee at Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, the State Universities of New York, and is currently in residence at the Cambridge Multicultural Art Center as the Artistic Director of The Art Ensemble of Boston, an omnidisciplinary arts collective and production company bringing together professional artists creating and teaching in and around the city of Boston. He is an instructor in the Young Adult Writer’s Program (YAWP) at GrubStreet, in Emerson College’s Summer Program, and in Huntington Theater’s Poetry Out Loud Program. When Gibson isn’t traveling between Massachusetts and Rhode Island teaching performance and literary arts as part of the literary-education duo Shakespeare to Hiphop, he is Performance Poetry Curator for the online literary journal Solstice and performs regularly with both Atlas Soul, a world music ensemble, and his own Regie Gibson Project combining original music and poetry.

Links:

Shakespeare to Hiphop

Atlas Soul

Regie Gibson Project 

My Presenters Sessions

Saturday, October 15
 

3:30pm