About Lawrence J. Clark: The Singing Poet Guy!


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Lawrence J. Clark offers assembly programs, performances, speaking engagements, writing workshops, and teacher in-service training for schools, libraries, churches, community centers, detention centers, prisons, jails, festivals, fairs, community events, corporate events, fund raising dinners, fund raising events, and more. See http://singingpoetguy.com for more information.

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About Lawrence J. Clark: The Singing Poet Guy!

  1. 1. Lawrence J. Clark The Singing Poet Guy
  2. 2. 20+ Years Teaching Experience: <ul><li>Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Writing </li></ul>
  3. 3. Educated in his Field: BA in English Communications William Carey College MA in English University of Texas-Pan American PhD in English Texas A&M University
  4. 4. Performing in public schools, churches, and libraries
  5. 5. The Ballad of Dinkle and Other Kid's Favorites is Lawrence J. Clark's first volume specifically geared toward elementary age children. It includes some of the younger set's favorite songs, poems, and stories, including “The Blue-Tongued Skink.”
  6. 6. The Magic of Mechanics is a delightful collection of poetry, song lyrics, and short prose written by Lawrence J. Clark. Many of the poems are based on themes of family relation- ships and characters Clark has encountered in over 25 years of performing, writing, and working in 14 states.
  7. 7. Teachers and librarians have long praised Clark's poetry for its accessibility and immediate application in the classroom and many of his most popular works are performed at his live events.
  8. 8. For over 25 years, Lawrence has delighted audiences across the United States with his one-man show consisting of music, poetry, storytelling, and dramatic performances.
  9. 9. His literary works have been published in numerous journals, and have been used in both K-12 and college classrooms across the U.S. and around the world. The Bozo Incident The Magic of Mechanics Of Poetry and Cockroaches My Father’s Son Or So They Said
  10. 10. A gifted and honored songwriter, his songs have been included on compilations published by MyTexasMusic.com, Texas Music Magazine, and the Houston Association of Acoustic Musicians (HAAM).
  11. 11. In his compelling presentations, Clark moves swiftly from a humorous anecdote to a serious poem to a wacky song to a philosophical point, and maintains the audience's attention to get his message across: Writing is fun! Reading is exciting! Learning is the key to a successful future!
  12. 12. For more information about Lawrence J. Clark please visit: singingpoetguy.com