Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye lead CebuLitFest spoken word workshop this May 9

For the first time in Cebu, Cebu Literary Festival is proud to offer a spoken word workshop led by Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye on May 9, one day before their show on May 10. This intimate, hands-on workshop provides an opportunity for participants to build the skills and confidence to create and perform their own poetry.

Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye lead CebuLitFest spoken word workshop this May 9 | Cebu Finest

Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye lead CebuLitFest spoken word workshop

Employing original curriculum honed in workshop settings around the world, Sarah and Phil work with participants to navigate the roadblocks of the creative process, building healthy habits to consistently create and share personal work. Appropriate for new and experienced poets alike, the workshop offers a supportive and safe environment where participants can experiment, practice, and polish their work.

The workshop encourages people to engage with the world around them and use spoken word poetry as an instrument through which they can explore and better understand their community, their society, and ultimately themselves. Participants will also be given an opportunity to perform in CebuLitFest Open Mic sessions programmed throughout the year in various venues in Cebu.

Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye lead CebuLitFest spoken word workshop this May 9 | Cebu Finest

Phil Kaye and Sarah Kay [Photo credit: Cebu Literary Festival on Facebook]

For more information, please call (032) 254 9320 or 0942 534 2529 or visit their office at the 3rd Floor Manros Plaza, across Fooda, on General Maxilom (Mango) Avenue, Cebu City. You may also email at cebuliteraryfestival@gmail.com or message Cebu Literary Festival on Facebook.

About Cebu Literary Festival

Cebu Literary Festival is a full day of everything literary — talks, moderated conversations, books, music and poetry events. One of their programs is the Open Mic, an event of spoken word and music with performances from renowned artists and talents in the music, theater, and literary field in Cebu and other regions in the Philippines, and also abroad.

About Saray Kay and Phil Kaye

Sarah Kay is an American poet. Known for her spoken word poetry, Kay is the founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E., founded in 2004, a group dedicated to using spoken word as an educational and inspirational tool.

Raised in a California beach town to a Japanese mother and Jewish-American father, Phil Kaye first fell in love with spoken word poetry at age 17. Since then, he has performed in hundreds of venues in fifteen countries.

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