About

Photo Cred: Willy Luperon

Photo Cred: Willy Luperon

an international spoken word poet, award winning writer, and a teaching artist with a passion for storytelling.

  • performed at: The Apollo Theater, MTV UK, NYC Town Hall...
  • worked with: The Wu Tang Clan, The Black Panthers, Russell Simmons...
  • featured in: The New York Times, Slate Magazine, The Odyssey, AFROPUNK...
  • featured performer/speaker at: The United Nations, Yale University, New York University...
  • awards: Social Impact Media Award (Nominated), CTLPDX International Environmental Film Festival (Best In Festival), Climate Action Film Fest (First Place)

born an only child in North Chicago, IL. currently based in NYC teaching poetry and creative writing. co host of Subjectivity UK.

 

Selected Press & Mentions


The Odyssey | Slate Magazine | Great Weather for Media ( Interview ) | Apiary Magazine   ( Interview ) | Culture Spread ( Interview ) | Great Weather For Media ( Interview ) | The New York Times | Rad Season | AFROPUNK


The future poet laureate.
— Jon Sands, Author of The New Clean