Clementine von radics
Clementine von Radics is the author of three poetry collections. A six-time competitor at the National Poetry Slam, performances of Clementine’s work have more than 11 million views online.
Clementine’s confessional, conversational work has achieved a wide appeal among both traditional and non-traditional poetry audiences. An award-winning spoken word performer, Clementine’s work has been viewed over 10 million times online.
In 2013, after gaining 250,000 followers on tumblr, Clementine published their first chapbook, As Often As Miracles, which in 2015 was adapted into the song cycle Clementine and debuted at Carnegie Hall. Clementine is now the author of three collections of poetry: Mouthful of Forevers (Andrews McMeel Universal, 2015), Dream Girl (Where Are You Press, 2016), and In a Dream You Saw a Way To Survive, which was released in April 2019. Collectively, Clementine has sold over 100,000 books worldwide.
Clementine served as a founding collective member of Slamlandia Poetry Slam, as well as the Slam Master at the Portland Poetry Slam, Portland's oldest and longest-running spoken word event. They are one half of the Slumber Party Collective with Sabrina Benaim, and together they run the Slumber Party Writing Retreat.
Over the past five years they have toured extensively, performing in 49 states and six countries. They have taught workshops at Ivy League colleges, high schools, and correctional facilities. Originally from Oregon, they are currently based in Brooklyn, New York.