Award-winning poet known for examining the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality in her poignant spoken word. She first rose to fame after her poem "Dear Straight People" went viral on Upworthy. She released her debut poetry album Feels Like Home in December 2013.
She previously worked as the program director of the Philly Youth Poetry Movement, a creative non-profit, after she'd earned her master's in education from Drexel University.
She is a member of the award-winning spoken word duo Sister Outsider with championship poet Dominique Christina.
She is a Latina born and raised in New York City.
Both she and singer Mary Lambert are popular spoken word poets.