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JBT is a writer, educator, performer, and poet based in Washington, DC. Sharing his work at schools, theaters, and venues around the world, he has performed in Cape Town, Boston, London, New York City, Stockholm, Seattle, the Kennedy Center, and the South African State Theater. Committed to empowering the next generation of artists and activists, for over 15 years he has been teaching and mentoring young people, creating outstanding opportunities for poets around the world.

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On this site you can find more information about JBT’s journey, read his work, and book him for a visit to your school.

 

JBT speaking at the Kennedy Center in 2016
JBT speaking at the Kennedy Center in 2016