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Ada Limon Poet Laureate of the United States and Finalist for National Book Award

Ada Limón grew up in Sonoma California before attending The University of Washington where she studied theater... Read More

Category: Authors , Poets

Aja Monet Award-Winning Performance Poet Educator Social Justice Activist Lyricist & Vocalist

Aja Monet is an internationally established poet of Cuban-Jamaican decent. Harry Belafonte has called Aja Mone... Read More

Category: Activists , Authors , Poets

Brittney Grimes Writer, Poet and Editor

Brittney Grimes is a poet, published author, writer, model and motivational speaker. Her first book, "Poetry F... Read More

Category: Authors , Creativity Speakers , Poets

Fred Moten Poet Specializing in African American Literature and Creative Writing

Fred Moten is author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota P... Read More

Category: Authors , Poets , Top Black Keynote Speakers

Jacqueline Woodson New York Times Bestselling Author and National Book Award Winner

Jacqueline Woodson is an American writer of books for adults, children, and adolescents. She is best known for... Read More

Category: Authors , Poets

Jericho Brown Acclaimed Poet, American Book Award Winner

Please (New Issues, 2008), Jericho Brown's debut poetry collection, won the 2009 American Book Award and has g... Read More

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Jewel Allison Poet and Author

Jewel Allison was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York from an American mother and a Bajan father. Jewel came... Read More

Category: Arts Culture Keynote Speakers , Authors , Poets

Joy Harjo Former United States Poet Laureate

Joy Har­jo, the 23rd Poet Lau­re­ate of the Unit­ed States, is a mem­ber of the Mvskoke Nation and belongs to... Read More

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