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Anis Mojgani is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion and winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam. A TEDx Speaker and former resident of the Oregon Literary Arts Writers-In-The-Schools program, Anis has performed at numerous universities, festivals, and venues around the globe. He has performed for audiences as varied as the House of Blues and the United Nations, and his work has appeared on HBO, NPR, and in the pages of such journals as Rattle, Used Furniture Review, Muzzle, and The Lumberyard. A founding member of the touring Poetry Revival, Anis is also the author of three poetry collections, all published by Write Bloody Publishing: Over the Anvil We Stretch (2008), The Feather Room (2011), and the newly published Songs From Under the River (2013) Originally from New Orleans, he currently lives in Austin TX in a little house with his wife.