Authors Posts by Bianca Spriggs

Bianca Spriggs

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Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow, Bianca Spriggs, is a freelance instructor of composition, literature, and creative writing. She holds degrees from Transylvania University and the University of Wisconsin. She is a Kentucky Humanities Council Lecturer and the creator and programmer of the Gypsy Poetry Slam featured annually at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. Having lived most of her life in Kentucky, Bianca’s poems reflect the trials and triumphs of growing up as a woman of color in a border state.

Wild Women of Poetry

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS “Wild women don’t get the blues,” Francine Reed wails on Lyle Lovett’s Live...

The Sisters Provocateur Are Coming For Your Pantyline

“We make the The Vagina Monologues look like The Sound of Music,” Donna Ison smiles into...

Jesco’s Lexington Performance Stirs Debate

View PDF Ace coverstory, print edition, August 5, 2010 Jesco, a Living Jack Tale of Epic Proportions BY BIANCA SPRIGGS The Devil studied a minute, grabbed...

Sunday Valley: the Proof is in the Spirit

Anyone in Kentucky worth their snifter (or mason jar) knows a little something about bourbon. To...

A Resonant Collective (dance) 06.07.2010

Click here to view Ace coverstory PDF p 7 A Resonant Collective LEXINGTON WELCOMES A NEW (DANCE) Collective BY BIANCA SPRIGGS Less than a week before opening...

“Passing” is Coming!

Next Friday and Saturday night (may 7/8), you need to be at Buster’s. The Lexington Art...

(Still) Here For Haiti: KY Authors Benefit Reading

by Bianca Spriggs “There is a beauty here in the unyielding way. Our people…have decided we shall...

At NaNoWriMo’s End = 60, 541 Words

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS Lexington finished placing at #203 out of 484 participating regions with a total of...

I AM A NOVEL WRITING MACHINE

by Bianca Spriggs Contributing Ace Writer The game is afoot. No more Ms. Nice Novelist. I have...

Slam Czar to Visit Lexington! $2000 in Prizes!

Poetry and spoken word lovers, hold onto your hats. Next Wednesday, as part of the Alltech...