Lucinda Clark – Founder of the “Poetry Matters Project”

Lucinda Clark is the Founder of P.R.A. Publishing and the Poetry Matters Project Ltd. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. now residing in Georgia. She has written and published a four-part poetry series titled View From the Middle of the Road with various emerging writers from many areas of the arts. She is currently a contributor to the Accentuated Reading Project. Her mission is to build community connections through collaborations based on literary arts.

Lucinda describes herself as follows: “I am a woman who went on a journey of self-discovery and found that my view(s) on life are determined by updates to my perspective based on new things I experience, meaning, things can change at any time.”

Learn more about Lucinda and her work at

Listen to the interview:

Topics of Conversation:

  • History of the Poetry Matters Project
  • Poetry Matters Project Literary Prize – 20 Year Anniversary
  • Where are they now? Update on some of the past contest winners.
  • Getting involved – as a contestant, judge or volunteer
  • Poetry Diversified 2019 Anthology
  • Poetry Readings by Lucinda Clark

Learn More about the book!

Poetry Diversified 2018 – A Human Experience Anthology

The anthology is filled with language that bears the souls of forty poets with forty different stories to tell. The title says it all; these poets represent diversities in age, gender, religion and every social category, which their various experiences represent. Each poet will take readers through different emotional peaks and valleys, from sorrow and guilt to discovery, hope, and joy. Poetry Diversified 2018 will suit the tastes of anyone who is stirred by emerging poetic voices. Purchase Poetry Diversified 2018!

Connect with Lucinda Clark and the Poetry Matters Project!
Facebook: PoetryMattersProject
Twitter: @PoetryMattersGa
Instagram: poetrymattersproject
YouTube: Poetry Matters Project
SoundCloud: Poetry Matters Project

Highlights from the Poetry Matters Project over the Years

Poetry Matters Project – Guests 2013 –  (l-r) Lucinda Clark, Roger Brock  past contest winner co-founder Aiken Poets, Joan Lacombe winner, co-founder of Aiken Poets and 1st Poet Laureate of Aiken, SC.Ruth Merimen and Kendall Driscoll all from S.C.
Volunteer team. (l-r) Robert Clark, Barry Allison volunteer Emcee for 7 years, Xavier Clark, Meredith  Bebbington, Gina Barr and Lucinda Clark – 2011
Spring Robinson Mahogany Red
Namesake of the Spring Robinson Mahogany Red Award – Adult Poetry Category
Volunteer Team Ft. Gordon  l-r Leah Walker, Spring Robinson, Carmen Colado, Calvin Pennywell, Thomas Moss, Ft. Gordon Librarian, Lucinda Clark, Jennifer L. Warren, Sharon Schroeder. Front  ( l-r)Yadira Payne, Library Director and Chashawna Wesby songwriter poet.

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