Marc Lacy

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Walter Marcellus Lacy, also known as Marc Lacy (born May 28, 1969) is a spoken word artist. He is the author and publisher of two books of poetry: The Looking Heart – Poetic Expressions from Within and Rock & Fire – Love Poetry from the Core.

Early life[edit]

Lacy was born in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. He is the 2nd child and eldest son born to Walter and Julianne Lacy. After graduating from Alabama A&M University,[1] Lacy worked as an engineer for several corporations and is currently a government contractor. He spent numerous years involved in organizational work and anchoring various community service projects (member: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, National Society of Black Engineers)[citation needed] within the North Alabama area.


In 2001, Lacy had co-founded The Legendary ArtNSoul Society of Expression. Via the local open mic circuit, Lacy transformed from a written poet, into a spoken word artist. In 2004, Lacy published his first book, The Looking Heart, and co-produced his first spoken word CD, REFlux, (Charles Owens, Touchzone Production & Publishing). Both works were the recipient of several independent publishing/performance awards.[2][3][4][5] By 2007, Lacy released his second book of poetry Rock & Fire; which garnered him a nomination for "Poet of the Year" – Open Book Awards along with Nikki Giovanni.[6] He has traveled the nation participating in various spoken word/literary endeavors.



  • REFlux – Poetic Spirit & Spoken Soul (2004)

Guest and compilation appearances[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Celebrity of the Month". 
  3. ^ "Disilgold Poet of the Year". 
  4. ^ "C&B Book Industry News". 
  5. ^ "New Authors Award". 
  6. ^ "Literary Awards Show". 

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