a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society
Tai Allen is a poet, performer, vocalist, musician, producer and designer. Tai is a creative. He has toured domestically and internationally. He has been published in magazines such as Bomb and African Voices. Tai’s work has been featured on sites such as Okayplayer, CentricTV/BET, Soultracks, and Colorlines. He has performed (or headlined) at the Apollo Theater’s Music Café, National Black Writers Conference (Brooklyn), Restoration Rocks (Brooklyn), American Jazz Museum (KC), Art of Cool Festival (Durham), The Nuyorican Poets Café (NYC), CrimeJazz (Rotterdam), Blue Note (NYC), Charles Wright Museum (Detroit), The Nash (Phoenix) et al. He has also coordinated and curated a number of concerts, exhibits, conferences, and festivals. A unique and refreshing artist, Tai has established a reputation as a visionary with impeccable work ethic.