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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

ACCOLADES

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)

INTERVIEWS

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