MOVED FROM: NYC to LA ABOUT: Aaron Samuels currently does product management at Telesign and is an award-winning poet, educator, and community organizer

Aaron was raised in Providence, Rhode Island by a Jewish mother and a Black father, is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart, featured on TV One’s Verses & Flow, and has appeared in many journals including Tidal Basin Review and Muzzle Magazine. Totally considered an East coaster... Aaron shocked many of his closest friends when he made his move to LA. Watch the video to learn why and hear about his journey as a poet

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