Kenyan Indian explosion on national spoken word scene! 2001 Lambda
Slam Champion, Santa Cruz Slam 2000 Champion, Team Santa Cruz anchor
at the National Slam Championships 2000. Featured panelist/guest
poet, National Youth Slam Championships 2001. Presented workshop,
"How Big Is Your Voice?" to packed room at 2001 National
Published in numerous journals and anthologies, featured on Buzz
Me In (film), Best of the Berkeley Slam Poets (CD), National Radio
Project, Flashpoints, APEX Express, Hard Knocks Radio (KPFA 94.1FM).
Awards include Outwrite 1999 Poetry Prize, Sacramento
Library Poetry Prize, semifinalist for 2000 Emily Dickinson Award
and 2000 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize.
Recipient of Serpent Source Foundation For Women Artists Grant and
Voices Of Our Nations Poetry Scholarship.
Contact Shailja at firstname.lastname@example.org