Poem of the day

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Today’s poem of the day will is by Suheir Hummad she has written countless poetry and has been seen on Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry. I am listing a small list of her many accomplishments.

 Film and Video

Lest We Forget (2003) – Narrator

The Fourth World War (2004) – Narrator

Salt of This Sea (2008) – Soraya

Awards

The Audre Lorde Writing Award, Hunter College (1995, 2000)

The Morris Center for Healing Poetry Award (1996)

New York Mills Artist Residency (1998)

Van Lier Fellowship (1999)

The 2001 Emerging Artist Award, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Institute at NYU

TONY Award – Special Theatrical Event – original cast member and writer for Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam on Broadway (2003)

Suheir is also a talent associate for the Peabody Award winning HBO show Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2003)

 

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