About the Artists





It is a Multi-Genre Anthology of contemporary writing including poetry, playwriting, fiction, essay, and hybrid forms that disrupt the boundaries of notions like “genre” and “author.”



* alphabetized by first name





Abdifatah Farah
poet


Adja Gildersleve
photographer


Aimee K. Bryant
songwriter


Alexei Moon Casselle
rap lyricist /songwriter


Alexs Pate
poet/novelist


Amoke Kubat
playwright/ storyteller


Andrea Jenkins
poet


Angela Shannon
poet


Anton C. Jones
lyricist/theatre artist


Antonio Duke
playwright


Arleta Little
poet


Atlese Robinson
playwright/poet


Baba Louis Alemayehu
poet/spirit mender


Beverly Cottman
storyteller/poet


Candrice Jones
playwright


Carlyle Brown
playwright


Carolyn Holbrook
memorist


I Self Devine /Chaka Mkali
rap lyricist/musician











Chaun Webster
poet


Danez Smith
poet


Douglas Kearney
liberest/poet


E.G. Bailey
screenwriter/playwright/poet


Erin Sharkey
poet


Harrison David Rivers
playwright


Harry Waters Jr.
theatre artist


IBé
poet


Joe Davis
poet


JuCoby Johnson
playwright


Junauda Petrus-Nasah
novelist/poet


Keno Evol
poet


Kim Hines
playwright


Kory LaQuess Pullam
playwright


Lisa Marie Brimmer
poet


Malick Ceesay
playwright


Marlon James
novelist




Mary Moore Easter
poet


Michael Kleber-Diggs
poet/essayist


Namir Fearce
mc/poet


Nothando Zulu
storyteller


Oya Mae Duchess-Davis
playwright


Rebecca Nichloson
playwright/songwriter


Regina Marie Williams
photographer


Sagirah Shahid
poet


Sarah White
songwriter/lyricist


Sha Cage
playwright/poet/essayist


Shannon Gibney
novelist


ShaVunda Brown
playwright/rap lyricist/poet


Stacey Rose
playwright


Sherry Quan Lee
poet/non-fiction writer


Taiyon J. Coleman
poet/essayist


Tish Jones
poet


Toki Wright
rap lyricist


Truthmaze/ William Harris
rap lyricist/musician


Tylie Shider
playwright


Valérie Déus
poet


Wisdom Young
poet