Performance Poet Raymond Nat Turner on Cartwheels on the Sky
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Originally Aired Saturday, September 3, 2022

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Cartwheels on the Sky Featuring Poet Raymond Nat Turner on KGUA FM Gualala

On Saturday, September 3 from 7-7:30, Cartwheels on the Sky features  the bi-coastal NYC/SF Jazz performance poet and longtime Town Crier Raymond Nat Turner. They will be discussing the placement of poetry in community, finding one’s voice and fearless expression, which a number of very good poems sprinkled among it all.

“The Town Crier,” Raymond Nat Turner, is a NYC poet privileged to have read at the Harriet Tubman Centennial Symposium. He is Artistic Director of the stalwart JazzPoetry Ensemble UpSurge!NYC and has appeared at numerous festivals and venues including the Monterey Jazz Festival and Panafest in Ghana West Africa. He currently is Poet-in-Residence at Black Agenda Report and former Co-Chair of the New York Chapter of the National Writers Union (NWU). Turner has opened for such people as James Baldwin, People’s Advocate Cynthia, sportswriter Dave Zirin and CA Congresswoman Barbara Lee following her lone vote against attacking Afghanistan.



Originally airs 7-7:30pm, Saturday, September 3 at 88.3, KGUA FM Gualala. Also streams live at

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