Natasha Hooper will step in for Jeff Walt, who is unable to perform at Poetry & Art this Friday. We look forward to hosting Jeff at a later date.
Check out the videos of Natasha performing below.
Natasha Hooper is an international poet, spoken word artist, activist, and host currently residing in San Diego, Calif. She earned the title of No. 2 poet in the world at the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam, after winning the 2017 National Poetry Slam with her team San Diego Poetry SLAM. Her work has been showcased on national and international outlets such as Al Jazeera, All Def Poetry, TEDx and Middle East Eye, among others. She’s also been featured at prominent venues spanning from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn., to the South American Business Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Hooper also does what she can to promote and effect change as an active member of her community, where she works to bring awareness and resources to those in need.