Poet Beau Sia | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Poet Beau Sia

I’m a Lottery Draft Pick for Any Apocalypse Team

Beau Sia is a Tony-award-winning slam poet. Before he took part in this week’s Zócalo/Da
Poetry Lounge spoken word performance and conversation, “Does Democracy Need Poets?,” at ASU California Center in …

Poet and Educator Alyesha Wise | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Poet and Educator Alyesha Wise

I Want to Be a Gentle Giant

Alyesha Wise is a poet, teaching artist, the co-founder of Spoken Literature Art Movement, and the director of program development for Street Poets, Inc. Before moderating Zócalo/Da Poetry Lounge’s event …

Poet Sekou Andrews | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Poet Sekou Andrews

My Voice Is the Way That I Spring Into Action

Sekou Andrews is a poet, writer, producer, and an actor. Before he took part in this week’s Zócalo/Da Poetry Lounge spoken word performance and conversation, “Does Democracy Need Poets?,” at …

Poet Steve Connell | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Poet Steve Connell

Poetry Can Be a Mirror to Hold You Accountable

Steve Connell is a spoken word artist and entertainer. Before he took part in this week’s Zócalo/Da Poetry Lounge spoken word performance and conversation, “Does Democracy Need Poets?,” at ASU California …