International Word Rocker and spoken word artist Cyndi Dawson is the author of OUTSIDE GIRL, released in July, 2010 by Poets Wear Prada Press. She is a well travelled Artist and Curator of the world-respected poetry and music venue Poets and Angels Music and Poetry Series. She has worked as an actress in TV and Film and as a Performance Artist whose work with Venezualen, Soho based artist Rene was well received in the 1980's. Cyndi has stood in for Madonna, appeared on LAW AND ORDER, Advil commercials and numerous films and TV series. Cyndi's poetry has been published in many, many anthologies and publications such as GUTTER ELOQUENCE MAGAZINE, HEROIN LOVE SONGS, LINES WRITTEN WITH A RAZOR, SPINE WRITER, DEEP TISSUE MAGAZINE, OFF BEAT PULP, WHISPER & SCREAM, BREADCRUMB SCABS, THE PHLEBIAN RAG, 63 CHANNELS, THE SKYLINE 2009 REVIEW, THE AQUARIAN, IMAGES OF THE MYSTIC TRUTH, GLOOM CUPBOARD, LIGHT TRAUMA, JOURNEY OF THE POET/PROPHET, POETZ and THE LIVINGSTON MEDIUM. Her spoken word has been featured in the GOING DOWN SWING CD and has been heard on radio stations around the world. She has been featured in THE PULSE ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE, THE STAR LEDGER, THE HOME NEWS TRIBUNE and THE REPORTER. She is the author of two previous books of poetry, DREAM SEQUENCES and INSIDE OF OUTSIDE. She has read all over NY/NJ at venues such as The Bowery Poetry Cafe in NYC, Cornelia Street Pub, NYC; Grassroots Arts Facility in Jersey City; Tribal Spears Gallery in Harlem, NYC and St. Marks Church in NYC. She recently read at the Poetry Cafe in London, Maggies Bar in Stoke-Newington and the King Henry VI in Eton and at Feile in Dublin, Ireland. She is currently working with various musicians and producers on several independent projects."