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Pat McLean at the Sisterly Luv Salon!

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Pat McLean is a spoken word artist dedicated to the writing, reciting and powerful performance of poetry. She popularized the concept that "Poetry Pulls Pain," in order to encourage participants to view their past and present lives as a blueprint for the future. She offers a wide range of performance styles and poems—from poignant and inspirational to roof-raising and revolutionary—which can be designed to fit any venue. She has performed extensively throughout the tri-state area as well as other cities in various venues, including a variety of worthwhile causes.

As a Performance Poet.

Pat has performed extensively throughout the tri-state area as well as other cities in various venues, including a variety of worthwhile causes. She has been featured on radio and television programs, poetry CD’s, at local bookstores and college campuses; received award-winning recognition in poetry writing contests; participated in spoken-word competitions; facilitated numerous workshops at festivals, writers’ retreats, educational institutions and private gatherings. She is a published author of several books vailable to the public.

As a Workshop Facilitator.

In addition to performances, Pat offers workshops to organizations seeking to address issues relevant to the challenges faced by women and girls in transitional periods of their lives. Whether it’s an opportunity for participants to express social life issues, or the discovery of other worthwhile endeavors beyond traditional familial roles, her workshops will provide a safe environment for sharing and learning.

As an Artist/Author.

Pat is the author of three books of poetry, “A Sister Speaks of,” “Ain’t Gonna Bite My Tongue No More.” and “Healing Her Hurts,” a collection of short stories and poetry. Pat McLean’s poetry can be found in other publications, anthologies, newspapers and e-zines such as “BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review – Legends and Legacies,” “Life Spices from Seasoned Sistahs,” a collection of short stories by women of color, and “Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets. With most recent publication in, “For Women: In Tribute to Nina Simone,” and APAIRY Literary Magazine and “More Life Spices for Seasoned Sisters.”

As a Mentor.

Pat founded Tomorrow’s Girls, a summer enrichment program for 7-13 year old girls. The eight weekly sessions features life skills activities, cultural events, educational support services, creative outlets, and self-discovery opportunities that help the girls to become more well-rounded individuals. Tomorrow’s Girls gatherings include poetry writing, fashion design, personal grooming, as well as serves as a positive social experience for mothers or guardians with their daughters.

Pat will perform and serve as emcee for the Sisterly Luv Salon stage at 2:00pm.

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