If the future is our next breath, these poems are the wind they ride on.
- Sojourner Ahebee, Author of Reporting from the Belly of the Night
2021 Planet Earth Arts Creative Writing Prize –"Exhibition of a Dying City"
2021 Pigeon Pages NYC Poetry Prize Winner –"Nothing Blacker than My Bank Account"
2021 Foglifter Journal Start a Riot! Chapbook Prize Semifinalist – "Running From Streetlights"
2020 Button Poetry Video Contest Finalist – "Dream Journal (after Danez Smith)"
2020 The Watering Hole Writing Workshop Fellow
California Relief Grant for Artists and Cultural Practitioners Grant Recipient
Adroit Prize for Poetry Semifinalist (2020) – "Poem Always Having to Repeat Itself"
Button Poetry Video Contest Honorable Mention (2019) – "Captain's Log"
Stanford Spoken Word Collective Co-Director (2019-21)
College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Finalist (2018, 2019)
Sunshine & Dominoes & Lemondade & Joy | Meeting the Moment
Writer of the Week: DeeSoul | novelminority
Darnell Carson | Writers at Stanford
30 Black Poets You Have to Check Out | Gritty Vibes
Staff Spotlight | The Adroit Journal
Coffee & Chat with Rev Bruce | YouTube
Performing Arts at Stanford During COVID-19 | The Daily Brew (Podcast)
Highlighting Past and Present OAR Contributors–Topic: Race & Racism | Oakland Arts Review
Spoken Word Collective hosts first digital open mic | The Stanford Daily
Stanford Spoken Word Collective shines at CUPSI | The Stanford Daily
Stanford poetry team blooms at CUPSI, takes second place in finals | The Stanford Daily