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Marlon Carey

Marlon Carey is a self-styled “poet educator actor communicator entertainer,” and he’s built a career that is as varied as his title suggests. Carey is an award-winning slam poet. He has been named Best Hip Hop Poet at the Cambridge Poetry Awards twice and has also won the title of King from the Lizard Lounge and Grand Slam Champion at the Cantab Lounge. He is one half of the team behind Shakespeare to Hip Hop, a poetry workshop he teaches with Regie Gibson. He is also part of the poetry theatre ensemble Brother’s Keeper. He has released several poetry and hip-hop EPs and published three poetry chapbooks: Giraffe Theory (2000), Prolegomenon (2003), and Lazarus ( 2007).

Marlon Carey's TED Talk

Shakespeare to Hip Hip interview with WBUR

My Presenters Sessions

Saturday, October 13