When poet Cleo Wade and Oscar- and Emmy-nominated writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg (The Martian, X-Men: First Class, The 355, Invasion) got engaged in 2019, the evening was enveloped in art. A few days before Kinberg proposed — at a get-together at their home — their friend, civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, sent a photo of the couple to artist Brandon Breaux. The artist in turn created a multicolored drawing based on the photo showing the couple in outline. On the night of the engagement, Mckesson also gave postcard-size prints of the work to guests. “They wrote little things on the back and...
Seeing as our dream is to have a resume that reads like Cleo Wade’s, we’re curious as to what her world looks like—both when she’s asleep and awake. The poet, author, style maven, mom, and activist recently added another line to her curriculum vitae after being named as the first-ever poet-in-residence at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to coincide with the brand’s new global brand campaign, “Experience The Grandest of Feelings.” The Daily called her up to hear more about the inspiration for the poem she composed, her hopes, dreams, and where’s still on her wanderlust bucket list.
The new book by famed poet and author Cleo Wade shows that sometimes the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going. She talks more about the work.
Author Cleo Wade says her latest book "What the Road Said" came about when she thought of what her childhood self needed to learn. (March 25) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/. . You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/31cc82b48b304288849c9ef70a84c711.
Cleo Wade has been called “The Millennial Oprah” (New York Magazine), and the poet of her generation (TIME Magazine). Her new book encourages us to lead with kindness and curiosity. The poet, activist and author joined us to share her new book, "What the Road Said". For more information about...
Amanda Gorman is "giving an entire generation of young Black and brown girls excitement about using their voice," Cleo Wade says. Cleo Wade has a lot of hope for the future, thanks to bright, young stars like Amanda Gorman, who are paving the way for the next generation. Wade, an...
The author and poet has partnered with famed New Orleans-based food brand Zatarain's to share some of her favorite hometown flavors in honor of carnival season. Mardi Gras festivities are looking a little different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But despite New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announcing the cancellation of parades, and the closure of indoor and outdoor bars, New Orleanians all over the country are still celebrating carnival season with flavorful foods — just ask poet and author Cleo Wade.