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Chace Morris Staff Pick

When: Thu., June 18, 7-9 p.m. 2015
Phone: 313-420-6000
Email: media@midtowndetroitinc.org
Price: Free
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Chace Morris is a poet and emcee with so many accolades you have to take a deep breath before even reading them all. Morris is a 2013 Kresge Literary Fellow, a Rustbelt Poetry Slam champion (twice), who also won both the Detroit Grand Slam and the Midwest Slam back in 2010. Nicknamed “Mic Write,” he’s been a member of four national teams of slam poetry, was featured in our list of “Top 5 Poets in Detroit,” and has read alongside such artists as the U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway, Talib Kweli, and Saul Williams. He’s also a member of the excellent hip-hop collective Cold Men Young and a writer in residence with the InsideOut Literary Arts Program. Whew.
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