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Regie Cabico (Washington)

Regie Cabico

Regie Cabico is a poet and spoken word pioneer, having won the Nuyorican Poets Café Grand Slam in 1993 and taking top prizes in the 1993, 1994 & 1997 National Poetry Slams. Television appearances include two seasons on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. His work appears in over 30 anthologies, including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution & The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. He co-edited Poetry Nation: A North American Anthology of Fusion Poetry (1998 Vehicule Press)and Beltway Poetry Quarterly’s Split This Rock issue. He is a recipient of a 2008 Future Aesthetics Arts Award Regrant from The Ford Foundation, three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships for Poetry and Multidisciplinary Performance, The Larry Neal Awards for Poetry 2007 (3rd Place) and 2008 (1st Place), a 2008 DC Commission for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. In 2006, he received the Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers for his work teaching at-risk youth at Bellevue Hospital in New York. The 2006 artist in residence for New York University’s Asian American Studies Program, he is the 2009 artist in residence at Deanza College. Regie is the artistic director of Sol & Soul, an arts and activist organization in Washington, DC, where he resides.




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