PDCCC’s Literary Club Celebrates Black History Month with Nathan Richardson
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 – Hobbs Suffolk Campus – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Room 104
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 – Franklin – Workforce Development Center – Technology Theater – Room 202 – 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Nathan M. Richardson is an accomplished performance poet and published author of the book “Likeness of Being” and the “NEW” Chapbook “Twenty One Imaginary T-Shirts”. He is also the organizer and host of the Poetry, Prose & Pizza Open Mic Series, now syndicated in the cities of Chesapeake, Suffolk and Prince George, Virginia. Nationally, his poetry has been commissioned to accent major art exhibits at the Delaware Museum of Art, the New Mexico Holocaust Museum, and the Chrysler Museum. He is the resident teaching artist for the Artistic Verses Creative Writing Program sponsored by Newport News Public High Schools and the Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC). Nathan is also the creative writing instructor for Camp Rise Summer Arts Program which was one of only 12 Summer Arts programs in the country awarded the 2012 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award.
Nathan’s career as a Spoken Word performer and a storyteller has been a natural evolution into the character of Frederick Douglass. Nathan Richardson captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the great writer, orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass.