Hailing from Flatbush Brooklyn, Damani Brissett, a new filmmaker, currently attends the SUNY Purchase BFA film program. His path began at a much smaller institution, "Nassau Community College", where concentrated in poetry & Liberal Arts. His favorite poets include Dante Alighieri, Edgar Allan Poe, John Donne & Langston Hughes. With poetry serving as the flesh & blood of his work, the soul can be defined by the virtues instilled within him from a proud Jamaican lineage.
Jihyun Yun (POET)
Jihyun Yun is a Korean-American poet from California. A Fulbright Research Fellow, she received her BA in Psychology from UC Davis and her MFA from New York University. A three-time Pushcart Prize Nominee, her work has appeared or is forthcoming at Bat City Review, Narrative, Adroit and elsewhere.