In this HappyTalks episode, Dr. Alice & Donovon interview Shane Manier about her experience with creating joy and growth through art & creativity.
Shane Manier is a Creative Coach, Visual Artist, Tedx and Key Note Speaker, Trauma Informed Care Instructor, Poetry Mentor and National Spoken Word Poet based in the Charlotte Metro Region of NC. She is the founder of Guerilla Poets, a nonprofit art collective with branches in the US and UK. She is currently the Spoken Word and Arts Teaching Instructor for The Harvey B. Gantt Center, Henderson High School and Playing for Others as well as Center for Faith in the Arts current Artist in Residence. In 2011 she was the youngest poet to ever be inducted in the Poetry Council of North Carolina and served on board of CCAG Arts Collective of Cornelius North Carolina in 2017. She has been recognized as a National Poet performing with Respect Da Mic Slam Team from 2017-2020. In 2015 she released her first poetry album, “Bootstraps” and her first chapbook, “Fallen Heroes of the Awful Waffle” was published through Main Street Rag in 2017. She recently released her second album, “Carrier Pigeons” and poetry book “Divine Disturbances” in 2019 and 2020.
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