Lynne Procope is a Cave Canem fellow and a former National Poetry Slam champion. She is co-author of the collaborative collection, Burning Down the House (Soft Skull). Her poems appear in Drum Voices Review 2000, Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry (Manic D Press), His Rib: Women’s Anthology (Penmanship), Bowery Women (YDK ), The Last American Valentine (Write Bloody), Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution (Seal Press) and the So Much Things to Say anthology from the Calabash Literary Festival. Her work appears or is forthcoming in journals including: Pluck Literary Journal, Affilia Journal of Women & Social Work, Storyscape, decomP, Quarter After Eight, Washington Square Review. Recordings of her performances can be found on Indifeed and SpeakEasyNYC. She is curator of the Gaslight Salon Series, co-founder and managing editor of Union Station Magazine and executive director of the louderARTS Project.