Will Langford, a Detroit native, is a poet, teaching artist, and Fulbright scholar. He divides his energy between education and community development projects in his hometown, East Lansing, and East Africa. Will is a doctoral student in Curriculum Instruction and Teacher Education at Michigan State University.
Will Langford is the 2017 Motown Mic Spoken Word Artist of the Year. As a performance artist, Will’s poetry has garnered “Best of Show” in the American Advertising Awards, a Michigan Emmy Award, and the Ambrose Patullo Poetry Prize from Michigan State University, where Langford graduated with the distinction of “Most Outstanding Senior” as a recipient of the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize.
Will's writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook, PANK Magazine, Rain Taxi Review of Books, Work/6, Falling Hard, TIME Magazine Online, and 2 Bridges Review
Poetry Performance Masterclass: Coming Spring 2020 to both Detroit and Lansing!
Artists will work directly with Will, with a pre-selected work of poetry, perform/read that poem, and receive feedback from me, in terms of developing their performance repertoire.
There are 3, 20-minute time slots available (dates TBA).
Fee: $25 per 20-minute Master Class
Check out my latest video a collaboration of EPIC proportions!
ABC WXYZ Detroit: Motown Mic: Spoken Word Artist of the Year interview with Any Prakash!
"Mary Wells" Live on ABZ WXYZ with Annmarie LaFlamme!
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