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Author: Mark Lipman

Mark Lipman, founder of the press VAGABOND, the Culver City Book Festival, the Elba International Poetry Festival; winner of the 2015 Joe Hill Labor Poetry Award; the 2016 International Latino Book Award and the 2023 L'Alloro di Dante (Dante's Laurel - Italy), a writer, poet, multi-media artist, activist and author of fourteen books, began his career as the writer-in residence at the world famous Shakespeare and Company in Paris, France (2002- 2003). Since then he has worked closely with such legendary poets as Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Jack Hirschman on many projects and for the last twenty years has established a strong international following as a leading voice of his generation. He's the host and foreign correspondent for the radio program, Poetry from Around the World for Poets Café on KPFK 90.7FM Los Angeles. As Mark continues to travel the world, he uses poetry to connect communities to the greater social justice issues, while building consciousness through the spoken word.

Dear City Council
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Dear City Council

VAGABOND

Poetry. Current Affairs. Housing Justice. Racial Justice. Do you need to dream bigger; open your eyes wider; let your imagination soar and think outside the box? Then DEAR CITY COUNCIL is for you. In a combination of public comments, selected poems ...

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The Role of the Revolutionary Poet in Society and a Strategic Vision for the 21st Century
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The Role of the Revolutionary Poet in Society and a Strategic Vision for the 21st Century

VAGABOND

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Social Studies. Political Studies. What does the future have in store? What are the possibilities to create a system that places the needs and interests of people over those of corporations? What is the strategic vision ...

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The Storm
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The Storm

VAGABOND

A storm is circling all around us. We have known this for quite some time. The question that remains is how do we weather it? For some, it’s to double down, to fight the rising tide, while others simply close their eyes, refusing to see the swelling...

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