Jive Poetic

Jive Poetic received his BA in Media Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has performed his work in venues ranging from the Australian House of Parliament to Thom Thumb Theater in the United Kingdom. He is the co-founder of The SOUNDBITES POETRY FESTIVAL, the only performance poetry festival in New York City and currently hosts the open slam at Nuyorican Poet’s Café. When he is not on tour or hosting Jive Poetic teaches performance poetry and hip-hop workshops to at risk youth in the New York Tri-State area.