Performing (feature poet): Saturday, August 4
Workshop: Sunday, August 5
Jonathan B. Tucker is a poet, educator, and coach of the DC Youth Slam Team. Two-time winner of the Community Oriented Underground Poet Award (The COUP)from the National Underground Spokenword Poetry Awards, JBT is passionate about using poetry as a community organizing and motivational tool.
He has represented Washington, DC at the National Poetry Slam and is constantly working with schools and community groups performing and teaching poetry to students of all ages. His book, I Got the Matches, and other poems are available on his Website.