Vote for Poet Joy Elan “Poet Of The Year” in The 2016 “National Poetry Awards”

I’m representing Oakland, CA at the 2016 National Poetry Awards this year.

Please vote for me for Poet of the Year.

Go to http://www.thenationalpoetryawards.com/#!voting/c1mxq

and go to the Poet of the Year category to vote. Voting ends August 22nd.

13754571_10153967393083768_2053738242010366440_n*2015 Author/Poet Vanguard Award for P.O.E.T. (People Of Extraordinary Talent).

*Winner and Table of Honor for the Southern California Book Festival in 2015.

*2015 National Poetry Award winner for Poetry Video of the Year.

*Honorable Mentions and Table of Honors for the San Francisco Book Festival in 2014 and 2015.

*Nominated for Social Changemaker for the 9th Annual Oakland Indie Awards in 2015.

*Poetry Author of the Year for P.O.E.T. (People Of Extraordinary Talent) in 2014.

*Won 3rd Place in Oakland’s Got Talent in June 2014.

In Honor of Black History Month 2016 The WB Media Group features Award Winning Poet / Author and Actress Joy Elan

In Honor of Black History Month 2016 The WB Media group will be featuring 29 people in 29 days who are creating “Modern Day Black History in their community or chosen profession.

*Today February 9th, 2016 the WB Media Group features Award Winning Poet / Author and Actress Joy Elan

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Joy Elan is a Award Winning Poet / Author and Actress. She has written and published 5 books 3 Poetry books and a book of essays. Her latest book and first novel is called “Life Is A Canvas”. Joy is from Oakland and Berkeley, CA. She received her BA degree in African American Studies at UC Berkeley and her MA degree in Education at Stanford University. She won third place in Oakland’s Got Talent in June 2014 for her spoken word piece, I’m A Survivor. In 2015, she won Poetry Video of the Year for the National Poetry Awards for her video performance of “I’m A Survivor.” She is currently working with urban youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Joy Elan can be seen performing her poetry at various venues and events around the San Francisco Bay Area. For more press material, go to Joy Elan’s Press.

*Also visit Joy Elan’s website http://www.AuthorJoyElan.com

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