TEDxBoston 2014

Regie Gibson

Cry Havoc

To Thine Own Self Be Hip: a response from Hamlet to young men who have contemplated suicide

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Biography

Former National Poetry Slam Champion Regie Gibson received his MFA from New England College. He’s lectured and performed widely in the U.S., Cuba and Europe.
As a representative of the U.S., Regie competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy. Himself and his work appear in “love jones” a feature-film based on events in his life. He’s been featured on HBOs Def Poetry Jam, various NPR programs, and nominated for a Boston Emmy. Regie received a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award for Poetry and has been artist-in residence at Berklee College of Music. He is on the summer faculty at Emerson College.