Jive Poetic

Jive Poetic received his BA in Media Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his MFA from Pratt Institute. A writer, organizer, and educator, his work has been showcased on TVONE’s Lexus Verses and Flow, PBS News Hour, and BET. He is the recipient of the John Morning Award for Art and Service, the founder of Insurgent Poets Society, Carnival Slam: Cultural Exchange, and the co-founder of the Brooklyn Poetry Slam. Jive is the Nuyorican Poets Café Friday Night Slam curator, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.