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Angelo Geter

Poet Laureate of Rock Hill, SC 2020

Angelo Geter received a BA in Political Science from Winthrop University and a MS in Higher Education from Drexel University. He is a poet and performance artist also known in the spoken word world as “EyeAmBic.” Geter is a National Poetry Slam champion, Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam finalist, Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam finalist, and a 2019 All-America City winner. He has performed at venues and competitions across the country, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Watering Hole, an organization dedicated to holding spaces for poets of color in the oral and written traditions of poetry. He also works as the Director of Campus Programming at Winthrop University and is releasing his debut poetry collection in late 2020. Geter is the poet laureate of Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Read about Angelo Geter’s 2020 Poets Laureate Fellowship project.

Angelo Geter, photo credit: Samuel Walton
Photo credit: Samuel Walton
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Poet Laureate of Rock Hill, SC

Poet Laureate of Rock Hill, SC

In 2020, Angelo Geter, also known in the spoken word world as "EyeAmBic," was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow.