Scott Woods Appearances


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Scott emcees the Writers' Block Poetry Night every Wednesday. When he's not doing that, he's...

2017
NOTE: Scott is curtailing out of town appearances for the first half of 2017 to write and focus on in-town projects.
- February 11 - Feature w/ Joseph Harris & Izetta Thomas at  FRUIT @ Literati - Ann Arbor, MI
- February 27 - Feature at The Poetry Forum @ Bossy Grrls Pin Up Joint - Columbus, OH
- March 1-March 30 - HOLLER


20166
- February 1 – Keynote speaker: My Brother's Keeper Black History and Culture Series 2016 - Columbus, OH
- February 26 – House of Poetry – Detroit, MI
- February 27 – Poetry Bootcamp Workshop – Detroit, MI
- March 3 – The Ness Experience – Columbus, OH
- March 20 – Columbus Creative Cooperative – Columbus, OH
- March 23 – Summit United Methodist Church – Columbus, OH
- April 1 – Poets Hall – Erie, PA
- April 2 – Performance Art Day @ Wild Goose Creative – Columbus, OH
- April 9 – Walking Workshop Poetry Tour – Columbus, OH
- April 9 – Poetry of the Scioto River Valley – Portsmouth, OH
- April 14 – Judging slam at The Ness Experience – Columbus, OH
- April 16/17 – 24-Hour Solo Poetry Reading – Columbus, OH
- April 29/30 – Writers’ Block Poetry All-Nighter – Columbus, OH
- May 10 – Feature @ Steel City Slam - Pittsburgh, PA
- May 13 – Feature w/ Shameaca Moore @ Kitamu Coffeehouse – Hilliard, OH
- July 16 – Hosting 3rd Annual Ohio MeatGrinder – Columbus, OH
- July 23 - Feature @ BONK series - Racine, WI
- July 26 - Feature @ Mic - Milwaukee, WI 
- July 27-31 – Attending Wyrd Words Retreat - Minneapolis, MN
- August 23 - Feature w/ Dr. Eric Johnson @ The Book Loft - Columbus, OH
- September 4 – Seven Hills Slam @ Worcester, MA
- September 5 – Dirty Gerund @ Worcester, MA
- September 16 - Feature @ The Crown Ain't Worth Much/Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib Book Release @ Columbus, OH
- September 18 - Feature @ Peripatetic Poets - Columbus, OH
- September 23 - Debut performance of  Stephen King's Magical Negroes @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- September 30 - Participated in Human Library Project @ Columbus State Community College - Columbus, OH
- October 7 - Debut launch of Harlem Renaiisance Remix @ Art of Republic - Columbus, OH
- October 17 - Debut performance of A Bad Peace w/ Dr. Mark Lomax II @ Wild Goose Creative - Columbus, OH
- October 20-23 - Attend UnPS Reunion - Omaha NB
- December 14 – Feature at Boston Poetry Slam @ Cantab Lounge – Cambridge, MA

2015
- January 5 - Feature @ The Poetry Forum @ Bossy Grrl - Columbus, OH
- January 16 - Participating in HJaiku Deathmatch @ First Draft Open Mic @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- February 22 - Feature @ Daytron Poetry Slam @ Canal Street Tavern - Dayton, OH
- February 24 - Feature @ Writing Wrongs @ Ruby Tuesday - Columbus, OH
- September 13 - Panel @ Kerrytown BookFest - Ann Arbor, MI

2014
- January 30 - Judge @ Poetry Out Loud @ Whetstone High School - Columbus, OH
- March 8-9 - Participating in think tank @ P4 - Washington, D.C.
- March 15 - Columbus Arts Festival auditions - Columbus, OH
- March 18 - Feature @ Northhampton Poetry Slam @ The Deuce - Northampton, MA
- March 19 - Feature @ Boston Poetry Slam @ Cantab Lounge - Cambridge, MS
- March 20 - Feature @ Slam Free or Die @ Milly's Tavern - Manchester, NH
- March 21 - Feature @ The Top Floor @ 8:00 - Worcestor, MA
- April 6 - Feature with Hanif Abdurraqib, Will Evans and Aaron Alsop @ tbd - Columbus, OH
- April 10 - Feature @ The Ness Experience @ Zanzibar - Columbus, OH
- April 11 - Attending book release for "Electronic Corpse" @ Pittsburgh, PA
- April 12 - Performing tribute poem @ Ann Arbor Slam Finals - Ann Arbor, MI
- April 14 - Feature @ Ewald Library - Grosse Point Park, MI
- April 18-19 - Featuring & hosting @ Writers' Block All Nighter Showcase @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- April 24 - Feature/Workshop @ Queen City Poetry Slam @ Rohs Street Cafe - Cincinnati, OH
- April 26 - Judging slam @ Columbus High School All-City Slam - Columbus, OH

- May 10 - Performing @ Kafe Kerouac 10th Anniversary Show - Columbus, OH
- June 22 - Feature @ Gem City Poetry Stage - Dayton, OH
- November 14 - Workshops @ Eastside Catholic School - Sammamish,WA
- November 17 - Feature @ Vancouver poetry Slam @ Café Deux Soleils - Vancouver, Canada

2013
- January 18 - Performing in Haiku Deathmatch @ First Draft Open Mic @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- January 19 - Workshop "Poetry Boot Camp (Mild)" - Columbus, OH (This workshop is full!)

- Feburary 1 - Book Launch Party for "We Over Here Now" @ Blacklick Woods Banquet Hall - Reynoldsburg, OH
- February 3 - Interview @ The Poets Louge Radio Show @ thepulse-radio.com
- February 6 - Competing in Win & You're In Poetry Slam @ Writers' Block Poetry Night @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- February 13 - Feature @ U of M Flint - Flint, MI
- February 27 - Feature @ Wittenberg University - Springfield, OH
- March 1 - Feature @ First Friday Poetry Spectacular @ Karma Cafe - Canton, OH
- April 28 - Appearance on Brick Cave Bookcast
- May - June - Curating the Wine & Poetry on High series @ Camelot Cellars - Columbus, OH
- May 16 - Featuring w/ Jennifer Hambrick at Wine & Poetry On High @ Camelot Cellars - Columbus, OH
- July 26 - Hosting Sheddin': A Blues Poetry Experience @ Mz. Weezy's Blues House - Bexley , OH
- August 2 - Feature @ Beehive Books - Delaware, OH
- September 7 - Feature @ The Poets' Hall - Erie, PA
- September 9 - Feature @ Bexley Community Book Club Salon @ Jewish Community Center - Bexley, OH
- October 13 - Feature @ Ann Arbor Poetry Slam @ Silvio's Organic Pizza - Ann Arbor, MI
- October 19 - Feature @ You Call That Art? exhibit @ Columbus Cultural Arts Center - Columbus, OH
- October 26 - MC @ The Last Poets @ National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center - Wilberforce, OH

2012
- March 4 - Attending Columbus Poet Picture Day @ Columbus OH
- March 14 - Interview on CD102.5 FM @ Columbus, OH
- March 16-17 - Showcase of poets @ Transforming Race Conference @ Columbus, OH
- March 27 - Feature @ Urbana, Bowery Poetry Club @ NYC, NY
- March 31 - April 1 - 7th Annual 24-Hour Solo Feature, @ Kafe Kerouac @ Columbus, OH
- April 21 - Feature @ Toronto Poetry Slam @ Toronto, CAN
- May 6 - Feature @ Art of Storytelling @ Columbus, OH
- June 2 - MCing Columbus Arts Festival Poetry Slam @ Columbus, OH
- October 21 - Co-feature w/ Jared Paul @ Green Mill @ Chicago, IL

2011
- February 16 - Competing in Win-&-You're-In Slam @ Writers' Block Poetry Night @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- February 18 - Interviewed @ Speaking of Poetry @ Talktainmentradio.com - Columbus, OH 6:00
- March 19 - Judging Columbus Arts Festival competitors - Columbus, OH
- April 2-3 - The 6th Annual 24-Hour Solo Feature @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH 7:00 - 7:00
- April 21 - Featuring @ The Democratization of Information @ Frederick Community College - Frederick, MD
- June 5 - Curator/MC @ The Language of Art 2 opening @ High Road Gallery - Worthington, OH
- July 30 - Performing/co-hosting @ Columbus Teams Feature @ Urban Spirit 7:00 - Columbus, OH
- August 3 - Appearing on On Point @ National Public Radio - 11:00 AM est
- August 8-13 - Slamming @ National Poetry Slam 2011 - Boston/Cambridge, MA
- September 22 - Feature @ Muskingum College, Zanesville, OH
- September 23 - Featuring @ Real Talk - Chicago, IL
- November 4 - Featuring w/ Columbus Symphony Orchestra @ Ohio Theatre @ CSO Young Peoples Concert - Columbus, OH
- November 18 - Featuring @ Mesa, AZ

2010
- January 15 - All-new, all haiku feature @ First Draft Poetry Night, Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- January 26 - Slamming with Writers' Block Team @ Battle of Ohio 2 Slam @ Writing Wrongs @ Urban Spirit - Columbus, OH
- February 20 - MCing slam @ Heavyweight Poetry Slam w/ Talaam Acey @ Columbus Convention Center, 8:30
- February 25 - Attending "For the Love of UA Art" fundraiser @ Upper Arlington, OH
- February 28 - Poetry for Peace @ Zanzibar Brews, 2-4 pm - Columbus, OH
- March 4 - Featured artist @ "Through the Lens" Photo Exhibit @ Kiaca Gallery, Columbus, OH 6:00pm
- March 8 - Feature @ The Poetry Forum, Rumba Cafe - Columbus, OH 7:00
- March 11-13 - Attending the Women of the World Poetry Slam; Columbus, OH
- March 20 - Columbus Arts Festival audition @ Thurber Center, Columbus, OH
- March 27-28 - 5th Annual 24 Hour Poetry Feature - Columbus, OH
- April 11 - Feature @ Lizard Lounge, Boston, MA
- April 12 - Feature @ louderARTS @ Bar 13, NYC, NY
- April 13 - Feature @ Bowery Poetry Club, NYC, NY
- April 27 - Feature @ SIPS, Mt. Vernon, OH
- June 5 - Feature @ Columbus Arts Festival, 5:00, Columbus, OH
- June 6 - MC Decathlon Slam @ Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH
- June 28 - Feature @ Poets of Athens @ Abrio's Brick Oven 7:00, Athens, OH
- July 23 - Performing in Prelude to Encyclopedia Show @ Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH
- September 12 - Workshop @ Blackmore Library, Capital University @ Bexley, Ohio 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- September 26 - Workshop @ Blackmore Library, Capital University @ Bexley, Ohio 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- October 26 - Feature @ Bowery Poetry Club, NYC, NY
- October 27 - Feature@ Page Meets Stage w/ Kevin Young @ Bowery Poetry Club; New York, NY
- November 18 - MC Decathlon Slam @ Columbus State Community College; Columbus, OH 8:00
- November 19 - Feature with Writers' Block poets @ Spoken Word Series @ The Good Beans Cafe, Flint, Michigan, 7:00
- November 20 - Feature/Workshop for Ohio Poetry Association @ University Heights Library, Cleveland, Ohio 1-4

2009
- Tuesday, January 20 - Workshop, feature & MC slam @ Bowery Poetry Club - NYC, NY
- Wednesday, January 21 - Feature @ Cantab Lounge - Boston, MA
- Thursday, February 5 - Poetry Slam @ Capital University - Bexley, OH, 7:00 pm
- Tuesday, February 17 - Performance at Brother's Keeper Panel @ Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH
- Monday, March 2 - Interview for WOSU, Writers Talk - Saturday
- Sunday, April 4-5 - 4th Annual 24 Hour Poetry Feature @ Kafe Kerouac - Columbus, OH
- Saturday, April 18 - Presenting "50 Mistakes Poets Make" @ Writers Conference, Columbus State, Columbus, OH
- Friday, June 19 - Panel discussion on internet show "The Eclectic Word" @ 8:00 "Poetry & Pop Culture"
- Sunday, June 21 - Feature @ Cleveland, OH - 7:00
- Tuesday, June 23 - Feature @ Writing Wrongs, Columbus, OH - 8:00 pm
- Monday, July 6 - Feature @ Cliff Bells, Detroit, MI 8:30
- Sunday, July 18 - MC @ Lincoln Theater for Hope Springs Institute, Columbus, OH - 2:30
- Sunday, July 18 - Interview on "TalktainmentRadio" radio show, Columbus, OH - 6:00
- Wednesday, July 21 - Interview on "Writers Talk" radio show, NPR/WCBE 90.5 FM Columbus, OH - 8:00
- Friday, July 31 - DEBUT ART SHOW @ Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH
- Monday, August 3-8 - Attending 2009 National Poetry Slam, West Palm Beach, FL
- Sunday, September 6 - Feature @ Jumpin' Juice & Java, Worcestor, MA
- Tuesday, September 8 @ "Got Poetry Live", Providence, RI
- Sunday, September 20 - Feature @ The Green Mill, Chicago, IL, 7:00
- Friday - Sunday, October 23-25 - PSi Retreat @ Chicago, IL
- Wednesday, November 18 - Feature @ Lansing, MI
- Friday, November 20 - Feature @ The Good Beans Cafe, Flint, Michigan, 7:00 pm





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