Carlynn Newhouse is an African American poet, activist, actress, emcee, and performer. She is the 2015 and 2017 Youth Speaks Seattle Grand Slam Champion and competed in the Brave New Voices poetry festival in years 2015-2017. Carlynn has performed at well known venues such as Seattle Town Hall, Bumbershoot, the Kennedy Center, and others. She writes about love, loss, community, race, the Black Lives Matter movement, mental health, and the life experiences that made her who she is today. You can catch her spitting in the annual Youth Speaks Seattle slam series or sharing love and community during the monthly open mics.
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