Poetry

Robert Pesich

Poetry allows you to have these feelings, to explore your grief and joy. Poetry is a spit in the eye of the monster—a knife…

Asha

Hip-hop gave me consciousness before I could understand it. Spoken word and education as activism “I am not my hair, but I am proud…

Stand-Up Poet Mike McGee

Mike McGee is a spoken word artist, author, and comedian. Every month, he hosts a series of live performance events in San Jose and…

Arlene Biala

On Solace, Inclusion, and Poetry as Story Santa Clara County’s newest Poet Laureate, Arlene Biala, presents a rich Filipina and Pacific Islander heritage in…

Mighty Mike McGee

It kills me that loneliness and boredom often are not motivating enough to generate more art. How would you describe yourself? Professionally, I am…

David Perez

I take on only the work I need in order to survive or work that truly excites me creatively. When my plate is full,…