Savon Bartley is an award- winning writer and performer who uses his passion for storytelling and poetry to address the narrative of masculinity, social justice, and the black experience. Featured at venues around the world such as the Apollo Theater, MTV UK, and The United Nations, his exhilarating performances have allowed him to tour internationally as well as work in theater, film, and television alongside The Wu Tang Clan, The Black Panthers, and Russell Simmons. His work has been highlighted in The New York Times, Suspect Press, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker Anthology, Slate Magazine, Blavity, and Afropunk.
Savon was born an only child in North Chicago, IL and has a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Kean University. He is currently based in NYC as a writer in residence at The Public Theater, co- host of Subjectivity UK, and host of the Sincerely, Say Podcast.