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It all started when a 14 year old submitted a poem from her journal to a teen magazine. The rest is, well, you get the idea.
KaZ was in the entertainment industry for 35+ years.
She began performing in musical comedies and writing in New York at age 14.
Throughout her career KaZ was a singer, dancer, actor, stunt performer, professional water skier, choreographer, casting director, television producer, artistic director, stage director, stage producer, voice-over artist and director, circus artist, and stunt coach.
After her first publication KaZ went on to write for television, published and produced plays and music, in books, for hard copy and online magazines, in journals, anthologies, collections and popular websites.
She began studying meditation in 1991 and went on to certify as a master meditation instructor and Qigong instructor.
KaZ was also co-owner of a television production company, two restaurants, a fitness center, and the owner of a cinema.
Today, she focuses on poetry in several styles, including more obscure genres, and spoken word, all reflecting nature and the human condition. She loves words and has been accused of being a bit of a “word tyrant”.
KaZ is also a longtime nature and wildlife conservationist.
Listen to some of her vocal recordings below.
Vocalist: KaZ Akers
Writers: Tracy Stark and Kenneth Raphael.
Arrangements: KaZ Akers and Bobby Zee.
Producer: Morpheus Music
“Thank you for your submission! We’re happy to inform you that we have published your story “I Am Not Invisible”. Before publishing, we noticed that your story was already published on YouTube. While we don’t usually accept duplicate content, we made an exception for you based on the quality of your content and what we believe you bring to the Vocal network.”
– Poets in Vocal.media and the Vocal Network
The Vocal Moderators
“As always, your writing is creative, insightful and spot on. Thanks, KaZ!”
– Francesca Amari, Critically-acclaimed Cabaret Singer
“Love this! It was spot on!”
– S.G. former flight attendant and current Manners and Ethics Coach.
“I look forward to reading your latest and feeling your zen vibe.”
“This is wonderful, KaZ. Thank you for sharing it with me. (For The Color of My Skin Poem.)”
– Chris Haley Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, Director of Study of Legacy of Slavery in Maryland
“So beautiful. I will print it and put it up.”
– Terri Tatchell, Writer, Oscar Nominee, Owner of Neverland Tea Salon
“It’s wonderful! So much to think about here… Thanks for sharing.”
– N. L. ESL Teacher, Forest Bathing Guide
“Your words are like arrows that hit the targets of our hearts and feed us out of your heart. Thank you.”
– L.B., Ph.D.
“I love this.”
(commenting on the prose “I Am Not Invisible.”)
– Yeye Luisah Teish, Best-selling Author, Storyteller, Yoruba Chief, Dancer
“KaZ knows how to speak her truth, never a façade. Thank you for your wisdom.”
– Dipika Patel, Holistic & Lifestyle Coach, Educational Chef, Integrated Therapies