AUTHOR/ACTOR/HOST

MAYHEM POET

Scottt Raven

2017 UPDATES

  • Hosting InspiredWordNYC which has been called, “The Best Open Mic in NYC.” Sign up in advance or be my guest. Upcoming: 9/16 at Hellphone, 8pm and 9/11 , 9/25 at Parkside Lounge, 7pm. 
  • Touring new poems w/Mayhem Poets, a one of a kind, spoken word supergroup. Contact to have the group visit your university or school! Now Booking Dates for November/December.
  • Check Out These Summer Months an anthology from the Late Orphan project with poems, prose and stories in response to the loss of a parent. 
  • Booking shows for poet Cary Goldberg, centered around disability awareness, bullying, tolerance and CP rights. Contact for press-kit and watch his Promo Video.
  • Now booking Readings/Features for my own books and performance work. Upcoming 10/25 8pm Hellphone

1. Sconnettts/Beyond Sconnettts. Includes stories + performance with a post show sonnet writing workshop.
2. Sports Stories; Mostly True Tales of Running, Punning and Jose Canseco.  A performance talk/workshop for artist/athletes for summer camps, after school programs and more. *Book includes bonus story about Olympian Michael Phelps.
3. The Polygons: Surrealist Poems Volume 1. Freestyle writing from the subconscious and trusting yourself and and off the page. (Workshops with special guest freestyle poet)

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*Looking to collaborate with other poets, musicians, rappers, clowns and comics.

Fall 2017

9/12 Suicide Prevention Event Trenton, NJ 130-2pm

9/12-9/13 Kean University 5-630pm with Mayhem Poets

9/22  George A Batte Jr. Fine Arts Center at Wingate University , North Carolina, 8pm

9/29 Charleston, South Carolina Gaillard Center 1030am and 1pm School Time Performance. 

10/3 Lakeland University Scottt College Performance

10/4-10/6 Lake Worth Florida Mayhem Poets Workshops

Summer 2017

Available for hosting, features and group performances/workshops

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April 2016

Lincoln Center Poetry Master Class 4/12

Westport, CT Mayhem Poets Residency 4/17-4/21

4/24 Mayo Performance Arts Center Morristown, NJ w/Mayhem Poets

4/25 Overture Center Madison, WI

4/26 The Grand Theater Wausau, WI

4/27-4/28 Bloomington, Indiana

Hosting Queen’s Lit Fest 4/29-4/30. LIC landing. Still seeking additional sponsorship.

Recent Past Events

November 3rd Mikumari and Scottt at the Get Down, Club Cielo 7pm

November 9th Mayhem Poets School Time Series

November 10th Hosting, Parkside Lounge We Heart NYC Writer’s Night

November 12th Hosting, Hell Phone All Star Showcase Inspired Word NYC

November 14th Hosting, Parkside Lounge Open Mic Inspired Word NYC

November 17th University of Michigan-Flint with Mayhem Poets KIVA Center 8pm

November 18th-November 25th AWAY

December 8th Mayhem Poets Private Event

December 10th Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden 2pm

1/18-1/22 Mason Granger /Scottt Raven; 13th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival.

1/25 Hellphone, The Late Orphan Anthology Storytellers event

1/30 Hosting at Parkside Lounge with featured poet, Sandy Simona

Hosting 3/21, 3/27, 3/28 Parkside Lounge

Mayhem Poets at Utica College 3/30

Bowery Poetry Club Feature for PoetNY 4/2, 8pm

InspiredWordNYC 7 year Anniversary Feature 4/7, Hellphone 7-11pm.

Fall Events

October 1 Storytelling at the SUGAR HILL Museum 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Celebration

October 6th HUM II Samuel Compers Campus Mayhem Poets Show

October 7th PinkSpeak Breast Cancer Fundraiser Feature 

October 10th Parkside Lounge Hosting

October 11th Parkside Lounge Hosting

October 13th Hosting We Heart Writers Night, Parkside Lounge

October 14th Reading, PA show with Cary Goldberg

October 18th Hosting Parkside Lounge

October 21 Mayhem Poets School time Series

October 24-25 Ridgefield Playhouse with Mayhem Poets

October 26-27 Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium with Mayhem Poets 

Summer ’16 Events:

August 9th Parkside Lounge

August 11th We Heart NYC Writers Parkside Lounge

August 22nd Mayhem Poets at MercyHurst University

August 29th 7-10pm Open Mic at MISTHarlem

September 8th Parkside Lounge

September 16th Scottt at Serenity Adult Care Facility, (Pictures coming soon!)

September 22nd Mayhem Poets at Trenton Thunder Baseball Stadium

September 26th Middle School Show afternoon/ Parkside Lounge evening

Contact: scotttraven@gmail.com/#scotttraven/#sconnetts

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VIDEOS

M.I.L.K.S.H.A.K.E… 9 clip playlist.

Help make this M.I.L.K.S.H.A.K.E.’s…S.P.E.A.R.E. appear!!!!

Episodes are written and looking to begin shooting 2018

U.S. OPEN promo poem

I AM NOT MICHAEL PHELPS at the Three of Cups

OH, I RHYME! filmed by Ailish Elzy at EWU

DA’ MEANING excerpt from S.W.A.P.

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