Oveous Maximus

(New York, United States)

Urban poet and actor. Although he was born in New York his roots are in the Dominican Republic. He began writing and acting in the summer of 2003, following the tragic death of his only brother. Since then, his presence on stage has been dedicated to his brother's memory.

In 2005 he was a finalist and member of the Nuyorican Poets Café and in 2006 he won the louderARTS Poetry slam as part of the louderARTS Poetry slam team in New York. He has appeared in the programme Showtime at the Apollo, on NBC and UPN; in The Millions, and in the programme I'd do anything, on ESPN2. In 2006 he was featured in the documentary "SP!T".

Oveous has appeared at a number of events in the USA and Canada, as well in European cities, like Paris and London.

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