Daemond Arrindell

Daemond Arrindell

TOPS K-8 School, South Lake High School, & Washington Middle School

Daemond Arrindell is a poet, performer, playwright and teaching artist. He is a faculty member of Freehold Theatre – leading poetry and theater residencies at Monroe Correctional Complex for men for over ten years; Adjunct faculty at Seattle University; Writer-In-Residence through Seattle Arts & Lectures’ Writers in the Schools Program and Skagit River Poetry Foundation.

His work has appeared in City Arts, Crosscut Magazine and Specter Magazine. Daemond is a 2013 Jack Straw Writer, a 2014 VONA/Voices Writer’s Workshop fellow and has been repeatedly commissioned by both Seattle and Bellevue Arts Museums.  Recently, Daemond co-adapted the acclaimed contemporary and satirical novel “Welcome To Braggsville,” by T. Geronimo Johnson into a stage production for Book-It Repertory Theater.  Braggsville debuted in Seattle in June 2017.