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: C0-EDITOR IN CHEIF
Courtney Margolin, Co-EiC of The Poetry Question, is a veteran educator, abolitionist, and TBI survivor, known for her uncanny ability to find the perfect piece of reading to change the lives of those in her presence.
RONNIE K. STEPHENS
Ronnie K. Stephens is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Universe in the Key of Matryoshka and They Rewrote Themselves Legendary, as well as The Kaleidoscope Sisters, a young adult novel. He is focused on developing a broader body of academic essays related to American poetry and unsettling the K-16 classroom through diverse texts.
Jeni De La O (she/her) is an Afro-Cuban poet & storyteller in Detroit. She is the Managing Editor of Kissing Dynamite Poetry. Her passion is treating all poetry with the level of care an intentionality typically reserved for the classics.
Mordecai Martin (he/him) is a Jewish writer working in fiction, non-fiction, and Philadelphia. He wonders about whether good literature can make us better people, and how poets think of language.
Alex Dang is a writer and poet from Portland, Oregon. A former TEDx speaker, Dang has competed at the National Poetry Slam, been a Portland and Eugene Poetry Slam Grand Slam Champion, and has performed in 7 counties. He has strong opinions about burgers. He wants to know what your favorite song is.