Imani Cezanne

  About Imani Cezanne: Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Imani Cezanne is a passionate poet, workshop facilitator, host, and community organizer. In 2016, Cezanne took 1st place at the renowned Women of the World Poetry Slam in Brooklyn, New York after taking 2nd in 2014. Cezanne has competed with seven teams at the National Poetry Slam […]


“He is a true professional and master of his craft – he easily wove storytelling, artistry, and spoken word into messages that our students needed and appreciated.” – Kris R. Liebegott, Director of Student Activities, Sage College of Albany About Odd?Rod: -Odd?Rod inspires students to achieve their dreams, as students see someone that had nothing […]

Poet, Kyla Lacey

About Kyla: Kyla Jenee Lacey is a poet from Chilando… which is Chicago, Orlando and Atlanta. She has performed at over 200 colleges in 40 states. She has been a finalist in the largest regional poetry slam in the country 4 times. Kyla, a budding cat lady, also blogs for various sites including Huffington Post, […]

Poet, Bluz

Bio: From humble southern beginnings Boris Rogers aka Bluz has risen through the ranks of spoken word entertainment. He is the slam master and coach of SlamCharlotte,  a competitive team of poets whom he led to back to back National Poetry Slam victories in  2007 and 2008, something that has not been done in slam […]

Poet, Carlos Robson

“Just wanted to let you know that Carlos was awesome!  Our students really took to him and he was so gracious to stay and speak with so many students after his performance.  It was really great to have him on campus. Thanks.” – Janet Klinck, Gateway Community College Bio: Carlos Robson is an award-winning spoken word poet, […]