Jennifer Falú


Jennifer Falú's passion for creative expression through poetry is the foundation of her professional and personal life.  At age fourteen she wrote her first poem and began reciting her poetry at sixteen. She is a celebrated performance artist throughout NYC and across the country. As a member of the 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2014 Nuyorican Poets Café Slam Teams, she became the top female poet of the year in 2006, and ranked 3rd in both 2009 and 2012 and was 1/4 of the Tri-State area's first All Female Poetry Slam Team. As a performer, Falú has shared the stage with Jennifer Holliday and Patti LaBelle. She made her film debut in the movie, “Mania Days” alongside Katie Holmes, as well as the Rza directed "Love, Beats, Rhymes”, alongside Jill Scott and Common, where she is credited as a writer. She is also featured in an Emmy Award winning documentary following the 2016 Brooklyn Slam Team, in which they compete against 90 other teams, ultimately ranking 5th in the Nation.  In addition to being a dynamic and visceral poet, Falú is well known for her teaching, coaching and workshop leadership ability, working with Young Writer’s Academy, Boston Breadloaf, Sports & Arts In Schools Foundation and Achievement First-East New York, just to name a few. Recently accepted to Pratt's MFA Writing and Activism program, she is currently a Leadership Coordinator for a middle school and has been featured on panels to discuss topics like 'Being A Womanist' and 'Identifying as AfroLatina'. A Cave Canem Fellow, as of 2016, she is using her writing as activism work for Black Poets Speak Out and Black Lives Matter.  Her creative expression is further established in the four books authored by Falú entitled, “Ten Things I Want To Say to A Black Man,” “The Wet on My Tongue,” “When Ears Collide with Souls” and “& This We Know.” She is published in several anthologies, including ‘”30/30” and “His Rib “and received a full spread in Urban Ink Magazine. She was also contracted by the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation to write their current poetry curriculum and helped implement a “Redefining Manhood” curriculum for young, Black men in high school. Falu’s other passion projects include 'Niggas Die Everyday', an art gallery she co-built and exhibit she co-curated that reconciles the legacy of racial injustice in the United States with the angst and aggression of the hip-hop generation. Sermon editorial consultant for some of today’s most promising preachers and rocking stages and colleges with her poetry collectives. Jennifer Falú is the proud mother of two children, a loyal Brooklynite and believes in fashion. Seriously! Connect with Jennifer Falú on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or via email at