Creative Writing

A Night with Spoken Word Poet, Joseph LMS Green

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Kenan Hall 1111
7:00 p.m.

Joseph Green is a motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, professional storyteller and award-winning poet, and a person in long-term recovery.

With a background in theatre and performance poetry, Joseph seamlessly intertwines storytelling and spoken word poetry to inspire his audience to join him on a journey which uplifts the core principles of self-care, self-awareness, self- forgiveness, and paying your blessings forward to make a world a better place for everyone. He believes in the innate ability of story to connect people to their higher purpose and one another.

Joseph’s life story and work have been featured in media outlets such as Youth Today, UpWorthy, PBS NewsHour, and many more. He has recently keynoted or presented at the 2017 American Society of Addiction Medicine, Talks @ Google, University of Baltimore, 2016 and 2018 California Statewide Conference on Substance Use Disorder, 2017 Utah Fall Substance Abuse Conference, and Wisconsin Voices for Recovery Rally for Recovery.

In 2017 Joseph started LMSvoice, an organization dedicated to helping people and socially conscious organizations discover and share the transformative power of story.

This event is free and open to the public.

For further information on UNCW’s programs and events in creative writing, please contact the Department of Creative Writing at 910.962.7063.