LAMAR JORDEN (YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS)

Lamar Jorden is a writer, poet, emcee, and performer from Chicago's West Side. He is a multiple winner of Louder Than a Bomb, and starred in the 2010 documentary. He earned victories in the Emcee Olympics competition both at Louder Than a Bomb and Brave New Voices in 2009, and has shared the stage with well-renown poets such as Staceyann Chin, Saul Williams, Queen GodIs, Shannon Matesky, and Idris Goodwin.

Presenter: 2013