The Only Way Out is Within: a Poet's Path to Surrender [Video]
Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow, Bianca Lynne Spriggs, is a writer and multidisciplinary artist from Lexington, Kentucky. Currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Kentucky, she holds degrees from Transylvania University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Named as one of the Top 30 Performance Poets in the country by The Root, Bianca is the recipient of the 2016 Sallie Bingham Award, a 2013 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry, Artist Enrichment and Arts Meets Activism grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and a Pushcart Prize Nominee.
Bianca is the Literary Arts Liaison for the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, creator and program director for The SwallowTale Project: Creative Writing for Incarcerated Women, as well as the managing editor for pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture and poetry editor for Apex Magazine.
Keynote Address for National Black History Month.
Part of the Chautauqua Lecture Series: Order and Chaos (2016-2017).
Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, "The Only Way Out is Within: a Poet's Path to Surrender [Video]" (2017). Chautauqua Lecture Videos. 11.
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