Jonah Henry is a professional spoken word artist in the Get Lit Player youth poetry troupe, and a high school student studying the humanities. He is currently writing his debut collection of poetry, to be published in a few years. If he’s not in the classroom, he’s either at the piano, in the baseball batter’s box, or in the city library. He’s a daydreamer, philosopher and activist from Southern California, and his animal familiar is a bumblebee.
Kanika Ahuja is a poet, performer and educator of poetry based in New Delhi, India. She holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Ambedkar University, Delhi and has been a Jijivisha Fellow for Poetry at Slam Out Loud. Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net, and appears, or is forthcoming, at The Medley,Sidereal Magazine, Emerge Literary Journal, Funicular Magazine and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter and Instagram: @kanika0326.
Susana Praver-Pérez is an Oakland-based poet. By day, she works as a Physician Assistant and Associate Medical Director at La Clínica de laRaza in Oakland, California.
By night, she can be found reading poetry at open mics from San Francisco to San Juan,
By nature, she is a storyteller recounting that to which she bears witness through her poetic lens.
Susana’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in: The Acentos Review La Respuesta Poets Reading the News Dovetails: Writing for Peace Borderlands: Texas PoetryReview About Place Journal Still Point Arts Quarterly Culture Counts Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit MilviaStreet Arts and Literary Journal as well as various literary anthologies.
Susana’s first full-length book of poetry titled: Hurricanes, Love Affairs and Other Disasters, is in the works.
Sean Lynch, he/him, is a poet and editor who rarely leaves South Philly. The author of four chapbooks, the city of your mind (Whirlwind Press, 2013), Broad Street Line, or Where It's Intended That You Should Perish (Moonstone Press, 2016), 100 Haiku (Moonstone Press, 2017), and On Violence (Radical Paper Press, 2019). He's the founding editor of Serotonin.