Simone John is a poet, educator, and freelance writer based in Boston, MA. Since completing her MFA at Goddard College, Simone has devised youth poetry workshops that explore hip hop culture and poetry as a form of protest. Her poetry and essays have been published online and in print in The Pitkin Review, The Writer in the World, and the Elohi Gadugi Journal. Her first full-length poetry collection, Testify, is forthcoming from Octopus Books in 2017.
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Earlier Event: July 20A Reading with 2016 Nuyorican Grand Slam Champion Jaime Lee Lewis