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    Kevin Coval

    Founder, Louder Than A Bomb

    Kevin Coval is the editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop and is the author of Schtick, L-vis Lives! Racemusic Poems, Everyday People, Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica and the play This is Modern Art, co-written with Idris Goodwin. The founder of Louder Than A Bomb and the artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, Coval teaches hip-hop aesthetics at The University of Illinois–Chicago, has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and has written for a wide variety of publications including CNN, Huffington Post and Fake Shore Drive.

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