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Poet Hallie S. Hobson @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Part 4

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Description Poet Hallie S. Hobson features @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 116 MacDougal Street Bar/Lounge, Manhattan, New York City. Hosted by Aimee Herman. This is the fourth of four parts. Hallie S. Hobson is a poet, playwright and Cave Canem Fellow. She has been featured at the LouderArts Project, Inspired Word and Bryant Park Reading Room reading series and has read commissioned works in conjunction with exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum and The Studio Museum in Harlem. Her theatrical works have been workshopped and presented at Brava! Theatre for Women in the Arts, Cornerstone Theater, the Mark Taper Forum Blacksmyths Writers' Lab, and A.S.K. Theatre Projects, among other venues. She also works as a fundraiser supporting nonprofit cultural institutions such as The Museum of Modern Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and The House Foundation for the Arts. Hallie received her bachelor's degree from Yale and an MFA in playwriting from UCLA and currently makes her home in Harlem. The Inspired Word is one of the country's hottest open mic spoken word poetry/performance series. Produced by longtime journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner and hosted by HBO Def Poetry star Gemineye, NYC spoken word legend Nathan P., poet Aimee Herman, and actor/comedian Erica Bradshaw, it happens every week in downtown Manhattan, New York City. Video by Mike Geffner. Find The Inspired Word blog @ and follow The Inspired Word on Twitter @ Stay Inspired!