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Written vs Spoken

Can I peg a poet as written or spoken from a headshot?

The performance with body on stage poet is more apt to get studio lighting, performance capture with expressive face and microphone. There’s more dynamic angles.

The written poet disproportionally is outside, with grass, trees. Written poets are more likely to conceal their face or use an instagram filter.

Intuitively I think females smile more in author photos. Looking 132 author photos on past years VERSeFest sites 31 males, and 36 females had neutral face or frown or performance. 17 males smiled for the camera, but 38 females smiled.

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