Felton eaddy Felton Eaddy, author of three books of poems: Bending Over to Pick Up a Snake, Living By the Sword, and If I Hold My Tongue, leads writing workshops and performs for school- children of all ages and abilities, and adults. He is publisher of Black Poets of the 80s From the Deep South, and six anthologies of children’s poems and stories collected during extended residencies. Eaddy’s poems have appeared in DrumVoices, Out of the Rough, African American Review and Poetz. He has taught writing, speech and literature; and administered programs at Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts, and Alternate ROOTS (Regional Organization of Theaters South, Inc. For three years, Eaddy wrote and hosted “Art, Culture, and Community Building,” a bi-monthly program on WRFG Radio featuring Atlanta artists. He has performed his work for schools, colleges, churches, festivals, nightclubs, daycares, prisons, and senior centers in the Southeast. Piccolo Spoleto, Moja Festival, Savannah Arts Festival, Penn Center, National Black Arts Festival, and Arts Festival of Atlanta have sponsored his readings. Eaddy has also performed at University of Georgia, Winthrop University, Columbia College, and Clark Atlanta University, among others. An occasional vocalist, Felton Eaddy gives literary-based performances, including vocals, and conducts writing workshops, residencies and cultural arts projects for Global Arts Partners, Inc., Fulton County Arts Council, Georgia Council for the Arts and South Carolina Arts Commission.