Damien "Xcaliber" Jones is a hybrid poet. He is working on publishing a traditional epic poetry book, as well a spoken word jazz poetry collection. His works has appeared in the academic literary journal Wordeater. Where he was winner of their feature poetry award, while studying agriculture. He has been published in the Rise up Review. He was accepted as a panelist for ASLE conference on literature and environment. Damien was a finalist for 2017 Motown Museum's Black Forum as a spoken word competition. He studied Poetry at Columbia College Chicago and is an underground hip hop artist.