Join Chris and Courtney in a sit down with Praise Osawaru, Contributing Editor at Barren Magazine, Reader for Chestnut review, and 1st place winner of the 2021 Valiant Scribe Poetry Prize. 
Praise Osawaru (he/him) is a writer of Bini descent. A Best of the Net, Pushcart Prize, and Nina Riggs Poetry Award nominee; his work appears or is forthcoming in Agbowó, FIYAH, Frontier Poetry, Down River Road, The Maine Review, and Savant-Garde, among others. He’s the first-place winner of the 2021 Valiant Scribe Poetry Prize, the second-place winner of the Nigerian NewsDirect Poetry Prize 2020, and a finalist for the 2021 Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Prize & the 2021 Dan Veach Prize For Younger poets. He’s a Contributing Editor for Barren Magazine and a reader for Chestnut Review.

Chris Margolin (he/him), CO-EiC of The Poetry Question and Co-Host of TPQ20, bleeds semantics & poetry. With almost 20 years in education, he has seen words change lives. He began TPQ when a student asked him to prove the relevancy of poetry in modern times; his work here strives to do just that.

Courtney Margolin, co-host of TPQ20, is a 20 year veteran educator and TBI survivor from Vancouver, Washington. She's a walking neuro-divergent encyclopedia of YA Lit, enjoys hanging out with her million-pound Sheepadoodle, Noodle, and her rambunctious daughter.

Courtney Margolin, Co-EiC of The Poetry Question, and co-host of TPQ20, is a veteran educator and TBI survivor, known for her uncanny ability to find the perfect piece of reading to change the lives of those in her presence. Leading the charge on the TPQ20 podcast, she can bring your favorite author to tell their deepest secrets.

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