For All Points-Of-The-View.
Time: May 22, 2014 at 12pm to June 12, 2014 at 2pm
Location: Hamilton Grange Branch Library
Street: 503 West 145th Street
Website or Map: http://www.nypl.org
Phone: (212) 926-2147
Event Type: poetry reading, writing workshop
Organized By: George Edward Tait
Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2014
George Edward Tait was born in Oakland, California and raised in Harlem. He graduated from Pace Universityin 1968 with a B.A. in English Language and Literature and a minor in French Language and Literature after being a member of the literary society and The Pace Press.
From 1968-1972, he taught and tutored English at Queens College while conducting Creative Writing workshops.
The year 2010 represented Mr. Tait’s 50thyear as a poet and his 40thyear conducting poetry workshops. In 2011, Mr. Tait was named Poet Laureate of the Black Nationby the Republic of New Afrika.
Furthermore, in 2012, Mr. Tait celebrated his 50thyear in the struggle for Afrikan liberation.
Mr. Tait is a multi-talented musician, educator, storyteller and activist who has performed his poetry thousands of times for almost a half century in a variety of venues, including colleges, community centers, libraries, and theaters.
Mr. Tait, ultimately, utilizes his genius as a weapon of culture and a tool of liberation.