Quess

poet stands by a New Orleans wall in his favorite Bahian tank top

A Scribe Called Quess? is a poet, educator, actor, playwright and activist. He is a founding member of Team SNO (Slam New Orleans), New Orleans’ national poetry slam champion team (2010, 2012, 2013). His theater work includes “Lockdown,” “Rumors of War,” “Angola 3,” and others. He has produced 2 books of poetry: Blind Visionz and Sleeper Cell. He is a DISTILLERY residency recipient, where he work shopped his first stage play, “Crossroads” and a co-founder of Take Em Down NOLA, a coalition dedicated to the removal of White Supremacist symbols in New Orleans. Currently, he’s lead artist for PolicyLink’s poetic theater project, “We the 100 Million.”