Places We've Been

Here are some (but not all— that would be too many to list!) of the places Phil and Sarah have taught and performed!

Live Performance Events & Competitions

TED Conference, "The Rediscovery of Wonder", Long Beach, CA.


Russell Simmons presents HBO Def Poetry Jam, Season Six, New York, NY.


TEDxEast Conference, "Tinker, Noodle, Obsess", New York, NY.


TEDxMiddlebury Conference, "Embracing Risk", Middlebury, VT.


The College Board's Annual National Forum, New York, NY.


The United Nations, World Youth Report Launch, New York, NY.


Lincoln Center, Out of Doors Summer Series, New York, NY.


Cannes Lions Creativity Festival, Cannes, France.


        The Malthouse Theater, Melbourne, Australia.   


        The Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY.

        The 2011 National Poetry Slam, Team Providence, Boston, MA. 


        The 2010 Individual World Poetry Slam, Charlotte, NC.


The 2010 National Poetry Slam, Team Providence, St. Paul, MN.


The 2010 National College Poetry Championship, Boston, MA.


        The 2006 National Poetry Slam, Team NYC Urbana, Austin, TX.


"Spoken Heard" Championship Grand Slam, Winner, Boston, MA.


Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA


Word x Word Festival, Pittsfield, MA.


The One Life Concert for the Global Health Campaign, West Yorkshire, UK.


Ivy Leadership Summit at Brown University, Providence, RI.


The New School's "Democracy and Diversity Conference," Capetown, South Africa.


The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance VDAY Festival, Providence, RI.


"Ujana: Youth Changing the Face of Africa" Festival, Providence, RI.


Islam Awareness Month Convocation, Providence, RI.


"Stopping Traffick!" Conference on Human Trafficking, Greencastle, IN.


"Art Attack" Festival, College Park, MD.


"The Encyclopedia Show," Providence, RI.



Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.


Brown University, Providence, RI.


Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.


Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.


Wellington Girl's College, Wellington, New Zealand.


Trinity College, Hartford, CT.


Scripps College, Claremont, CA.


Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.


University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA.


University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.


Rutgers University, Newark, NJ.


Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK.


Pennsylvania State University, Reading, PA.


Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA.


Symbiosis International School, Pune, India.


The United Nations International School, New York, NY.


Phillip's Academy Andover, Andover, MA.


Sage Hill School, Newport Coast, CA.


Fremont High School, Sunnyvale, CA.


Palisades Charter High School, Pacific Palisades, CA.


Galway Central School, Galway, NY.


Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY.


Wheeler School, Providence, RI.


Hope High School, Providence, RI.


Nobles School, Dedham, MA.


The Bishop's School, La Jolla, CA.


The Buckley School, Los Angeles, CA.


The Pegasus School, Huntington Beach, CA.


Sophia Academy, Providence, RI.

International Venues

The Malthouse Theater, Melbourne, Austrlia. 


The One Life Concert for the Global Health Campaign, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


The New School's "Democracy and Diversity Conference," Capetown, South Africa.


Trinity Grammer School, Sydney, Australia


The Symbiosis International School, Pune, India.


Poetry Live, Auckland, New Zealand.


Kundavi Global Innovation Hub, Los Cabos, Mexico.


Open Space Writing Workshops, Pune, India.


The Globe Bookstore and Café, Prague, Czech Republic.

Other Media

Russell Simmons presents HBO Def Poetry Jam, season six, New York, NY.


BBC World Today, World Service Radio Show, London, UK.


NPR New England, WGBH, Boston, MA.


The Conversation Hour, ABC Radio, Melbourne, Australia.


Whose Words These Are Radio Show on Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon, Providence, RI.


WBAI City Watch Radio Program, New York, NY.


"Writer's Roundtable" Radio Program on 89.7 WGLS-FM with Ron Block, Glassboro, NJ.


"Book Talk" with Kory French. New York, NY.


Free Range Radio on WBSR Radio, Providence, RI.