Lynne Procope is a Trinidadian poet living in New York. She is a Cave Canem fellow, former National Poetry Slam champion, and co-author of the collaborative collection, Burning Down the House. Her poems appear are widely published across the hemisphere. She is a writer, educator, editor, and curator, as well as former ED and co-founder of the louderARTS Project, editor in chief of Union Station Magazine, and current creative director of LEAF Global Arts’ Lit Live Series.