Pages Matam is an international artist & educator from Cameroon, Central Africa, currently residing in Washington D.C. He is the Director of Poetry Events for Busboys and Poets, a Callaloo Fellow, and Write Bloody published author of The Heart of a Comet (2014), which won Best New Book 2014 from Beltway Poetry Quaterly and was a Teaching for Change bestseller. A national and 2x regional poetry slam champion, he has passions in the field of education, violence and abuse trauma work, immigration reform and youth advocacy. He has been a featured artist and performer on Upworthy, Huffington, Okay Africa, Macy’s, The Pentagon, the Kennedy Center, the Apollo Theater, BET Lyric Cafe, TV One’s Verses & Flow (Season 4 & 5), The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Smithsonian African Art Festival. He has performed across the world in Canada, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Sweden, UAE. He is a proud gummy bear elitist, bowtie enthusiast, professional hugger and anime fanatic.

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Arts - Author, Writer, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop/Poetry, Playwright, Performer, Host

Activism - #talkUGLY End Sexual Violence, Immigrants Contribute, Creative Arts Education

Academia - Healing Thru Art Therapy, Performance Therapy, Creative Writing and Performance Educator

Pages Matam Services:

Specialty Workshops - Performances - Readings - Artist Talks - Event Hosting - Event Coordinating -

Teen and Youth Workshops

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Professional Photo Credits to Yveka Pierre. Find her on Instagram at @YvethePoet