Poetry


Tony Wallin-Sato

Tony Wallin-Sato

T.William Wallin-Sato is a Japanese American who works with formerly/currently incarcerated individuals in higher education. He is also a freelance journalist covering the criminal justice system through the lens of his own incarcerated experience. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing and was the winner of the Jody Stultz Award for Poetry in the 2020 […]

Kiki Rivera

Kiki Rivera

My theatre exists in the fringes Floating between worlds Of stolen nations, stolen people, and native truths My theatre is personal Causing me to Squirm uncomfortably in my seat Laugh at my pain Offensively honest Unlike our current affairs Simply offensive My theatre is contained And leaks out of Western boxes Of structure and form […]

Miri Teresa

Miri Teresa

iAm the statement that engages one to speak up on a Peace of Truth. It’s an element of life not all embrace but still exist beyond comprehension. To define oneself. To be one in one. The mir am I or iAm. I am a creative being. I enjoy art that portrays a message. Music that […]

Charles Jensen

Charles Jensen

As a writer, I am dedicated to innovating forms for stories. My primary discipline is poetry, where I use a big-tent approach to the shapes and containers for my work, whether adapting the form of a reading comprehension exam to invite direct dialogue with my reader, to rehabilitating traditional forms to do contemporary work. I […]

Jos Charles

Jos Charles

Jos Charles is author of the poetry collections a Year & other poems (Milkweed Editions, 2022), feeld, a Pulitzer-finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series selected by Fady Joudah (Milkweed Editions, 2018), and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016). She currently teaches as a part of Randolph College’s low-residency MFA program. Charles has an […]

Felicia Cade

Felicia Cade

Poetry has the power to heal the world. It allows us to see and reshape the world within. As humanity is reshaped within it is also reshaped outwardly. My mission is to use poetry as a tool to help encouage, heal and uplift humanity. To be an advocate for social evolution by using my voice […]

Maddie J. Quin

Maddie J. Quin

Maddie J. Quin is an American punk- rock & lo fi musician from Long Beach, California. She sings, screams, and plays guitar. Maddie J. Quin’s stage name is based on her aunt Susan J. Paul, a recording artist during the 1980s-early 2000’s. Maddie took on the influences of 7 Year Bitch & released her debut […]

Jared Schwartz, Jared’s Art

Jared Schwartz, Jared’s Art

I’ve been drawing since I was a little kid, and I still draw as a little adult. Through it all, I’ve had one goal: to create artwork that helps the world get better, never worse. That goal has helped my visual artwork and my writing appear in various places over the years, so that it’s […]

TOMILUW

TOMILUW

Born and raised in Nigeria, Tomisin Oluwole is a poet, painter, fashion stylist, and photographer that currently lives in Long Beach. She obtained her degree in Fashion Merchandising from California State University, Long Beach and likes to reflect this element in her vivid choice of words as presented in her debut book, “Half Past in […]

Master P.O.E.

Master P.O.E.

•Bio Master P.O.E. is an East-Coast Hip-Hop Artist from Baltimore,Maryland. Bi-Coastal between Baltimore and the LBC, Your “Neighborhood Poet” is a one of a kind type of RAW that we have yet to see resurface in this NEW HIP HOP ERA. The acronyms in his pseudonym stand for ” Master Poet On Everything”. Focusing on […]

Micah Bournes

Micah Bournes

Micah Bournes is a musician and poet born and raised in Long Beach, California. His work centers themes of culture, justice, and faith. He is passionate about helping others identify and grow their creativity, convinced that creative expression is essential to individual and community healing and thriving. He is the author of the poetry collection […]