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Are you a college, university club, slam venue, or other organization looking to book a poet and/or storyteller?

Joy Young is a performance and teaching spoken word artist based in Phoenix, Az. Their performance works focuses on transgressing borders, both real and imagined, entering topics social justice topics through poetic personal narratives has been featured on Button Poetry and Everyday Feminism as well as on stages and in colleges and classrooms across the country. since 2013. Joy currently performs storytelling, poetry, and sets that effortlessly combine both forms.


Spaces Joy has performed include:

  • theaters

  • slams

  • college classrooms

  • between dance battles

  • high school auditoriums

  • literary festivals

  • art expositions

  • political rallies

  • house shows