Poets are some of the most inspiring, thoughtful people in the world today. They share their amazingly well-thought-out works in poetry books and on live stages everywhere. Poets are natural speakers who can be motivational keynote presenters at a host of events. Poetry speakers get people to see important issues of the day from a different perspective, which can add great value to virtual and in-person events.  
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Poet E.L. Conrod Poet & Author

E.L. Conrod is a Canadian poet and spoken word artist. Her poetry reflects on love, loss, and the human experience. Conrod has performed her poetry at various venues and events across Canada, includin... Read More

Jewel Allison Poet and Author

Jewel Allison was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York from an American mother and a Bajan father. Jewel came up in a in a family that was culturally rich. It was a common sight to see great artists... Read More

Lorna Dee Cervantes Feminist, Activist Poet

Lorna Dee Cervantes is an award-winning Chicana, Native American (Chumash), feminist, activist poet who is considered one of the major Chicana poets of the past 40 years. She has been described by Alu... Read More

Christian Wiman Award Winning Poet & Memoirist Essayist Editor Critic Translator

Christian Wiman is Senior Lecturer in Religion and Literature at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music teaches at the Yale Divinity School and was editor of Poetry Magazine from 2003 to 2013. He has publ... Read More

Roxy Azari Spoken Word Artist/Slam Poet; Activist on Social Change and Social Justice

Roxanna ‘Roxy’ Azari is an Iranian-American Poet, Performer, Writer and Educator who breathes and works towards transformational social change through language. Raised in NYC, Azari grew up listening... Read More

Yusef Komunyakaa Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet & Professor at NYU

Award-winning poet and lecturer Yusef Komunyakaa is well-known for his personal poetry concerning race, the Vietnam War, jazz, and the blues. His numerous collections of poetry include Pleasure Dome:... Read More

Propaganda Poet, Political Activist, Academic & Emcee

Jason Emmanuel Petty (conceived May 27, 1979), better known by his stage name Propaganda, is an American Christian hip bounce and expressed word craftsman and artist from Los Angeles, California. He h... Read More

Staceyann Chin Spoken Word Poet, Performing Artist and LGBT Rights Political Activist

Staceyann Chin is a spoken word poet, performance artist, and political activist for LGBT rights. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Pittsburgh Daily, as well as on 6... Read More

Kim Fields Actress Best Known for "Facts of Life" and "Living Single"

During Kim's thirty years in show business, she has starred in two long running series, "Facts of Life” and "Living Single.” She has accumulated numerous starring credits in commercials, guest-starrin... Read More

Leslie Marmon Silko Acclaimed Native American Novelist, Poet and Essayist

Leslie Marmon Silko is known for her verse treatment of Native American subjects. Despite the fact that maybe most popular as a writer Silko is additionally a practiced artist. She started composing v... Read More