Pages Matam is a Cameroonian artist residing in the D.C. metropolitan area. He is a Write Bloody author, Callaloo fellow, 2014 National poetry slam champion and winner of Beltway Poetry Quarterly’s Best New Book of 2014. Pages is a proud gummy bear elitist, bowtie enthusiast, professional hugger and anime fanatic. When he takes stage – as a performer, educator, or activist for immigration and surviving sexual trauma – be prepared to be taken on an experience of cultural, socially conscious storytelling.
Amin “Drew” Law is a nationally touring performance poet and writing facilitator . Amin looks to connect his Palestinian roots and American upbringing through art. A three time member of the D.C. Beltway Slam team and current DC grand slam poetry champion. He has performed at multiple colleges including the University of Maryland as a part of their Tedx talk on fearless ideas. Co-founder of the Poetry for Gaza annual event benefiting Palestine.