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Michael Anthony Ingram

Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio


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The mission of Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio is to provide a live format for emerging, mid-career, and established poets to showcase their work. Whether traditional poetry or spoken word, the show also offers an online vehicle for artists to engage in conversational interviews about the art of poetry. If you would like to be a guest on QL: POR, please contact the host, Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, at maingram@gmx.com. You can also visit the website at qlpor.com to learn more about the podcast. Dr. Ingram is a retired university professor and social change activist. A Washington DC resident, he is committed to employing the arts, specifically poetry, to disseminate information and raise awareness about power, identity, and oppression issues. Known widely as the Counseling Poet (www.thecounselingpoet.com), he has gained an international reputation as a spoken word artist and performance poet. A 2015 Pushcart poetry prize nominee, he has traveled extensively, reciting his works and conducting workshops on building cultural competency and empathy skills through poetry and metaphor.

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Alexander Poster is a good, grey bureaucrat who works as a historian for a labyrinthine federal agency. He lives less than one mile from the U.S. Capitol and survived a nasty case of COVID-19, none of which inspired his writing one bit.... more

Bio: Proud Father. Anti Human Trafficking Advocate. Women's Right Advocate. Lyricist. Empathetic Writer. "one voice could change the word." The mission of Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio is to provide a live format for... more

I'm a poet and writer from Philadelphia, but I reside in Lancaster, PA. I'm a 13-year veteran of the military. I've self-published 8 books of poetry on Amazon and Kindle books. Available Now. The mission of Quintessential... more

Aaron R. The Poet sponsors multiple poetry contests throughout the year. The 2022 finalists in the Summer Edition 2 contest are @free.k_, @julietmarietaylor, @konscience101, @lyricalfaith, @onlykeyswill, @she_so_cold, and... more

Kashiana Singh (http://www.kashianasingh.com) calls herself a work practitioner and embodies the essence of her TEDx talk - Work as Worship into her every day. Her chapbook Crushed Anthills from Yavanika Press in 2020 is a... more

Pamela Hasan is the author of Poetic Lessons, a collection of poetry about love, loss, grief, and empowerment. She writes poetry using the pen name Poetic Hummingbird. Through poetry, Poetic Hummingbird uses melodic melodies and... more

iLearn, iTeach Kathrine Yets lives in St. Francis, Wisconsin, U.S. She is an avid educator and poet. Her poetry can be found in many literary magazines and anthologies, including Blue Heron Review, Universal Oneness Anthology, River... more

Teresa Pearsall-Young is a native of Philadelphia, Pa, and was recently married to Pastor Anthony Young in 2021. She graduated from Overbrook High School in Philadelphia & earned an Associate Arts Degree from Southern New Hampshire... more

LaToiya Whipple is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Life Coach of Rise Against The Odds LLC, a remote life coaching firm. I invite you to contact me to collectively discover techniques and tools; to transform your life personally... more

Teresa E. Gallion was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and moved to Illinois at the age of 15. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Illinois Chicago and received her master's degree in Psychology from Bowling Green... more