Raising community and classroom awareness about the Power of Poetry to...
* Speak Back to Hunger *
* Explore America's Slave-Holding Past *
* Surprise Us All *
About the Artist* Highly experienced poet, presenter, workshop leader * Provides engaging presentations and workshops (in-person or virtual) to diverse groups including: - civic, cultural, senior, community and religious groups - high school and college classrooms - US and global conferences * Offers exceptional, unique facilitation skills on topics such as: - poetry as an anti-hunger tool - poetry about America's slave holding past - the wonder and surprise of poetry - the poem that is waiting to be written in everyone
Larew in Voices of Woodlawn Presentation, hosted by The Ragged Edge Poetry Series, Gettysburg, PA
See more information about A radio interview of Larew.
This is a recording of Larew as featured poet on a radio program in California, USA.
October 2019 – Radio interview on Living Proof program, Outbeat Radio hosted by Sheridan Gold and Dr. Dianna Grayer, KRCB 91 FM, Santa Rose, CA
See more information about Poetry X Hunger Initiative (Artwork by Diane Wilbon Parks)
Larew launched Poetry X Hunger to rouse more poets in the fight to end hunger. The website includes more than 250 poems by poets from around the world. He co-edited the first-ever e-collection of such poems and recordings and issued it in 2021 (see the link to the collection on the website's front page).
Many of the poems have been used in classrooms, during anti-hunger meetings, as part of religious services, and in food bank newsletters.Year: Ongoing
See more information about Visiting Fellow, Hood College
Year: 2019Details: Larew served as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow for a week at Hood College in 2019. Focus: Food security, poetry, sustainability, hunger.
Booking Price: < $500
Larew's work is offered on a pro bono basis. If he is asked to travel, he will request reimbursement of travel expenses. If he is asked to involve other poets in a planned event, then he will request an honorarium for them.
A virtual presentation require a Zoom-type platform.
If in-person, a gathering space, chairs and microphone with amplification are requested. Refreshments for attendees are also requested.
Larew is retired. His schedule is flexible, but usually 3-6 months lead time to plan and implement event/program is needed. Travel during winter months may be limited due to weather.
Travel to all parts of Maryland is possible.
Virtual presentations are possible year round. Again, 3-6 months lead time is recommended.
Dr. Paige Eager, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland -- She coordinated Larew's weeklong Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholars visit to Hood College in 2019. Focus on poetry, food security/hunger and community engagement. firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Cavalier, Maryland Poet Laureate. Ms. Cavalieri has been an advocate for Larew's poetry
and programs. email@example.com
Sistah Joy Alford, Prince George's County Poet Laureate. Sistah Joy is a long-standing supporter of Larew's poetry and programs. firstname.lastname@example.org