Featured Poets: Scott Thomas Outlar and Ryan J
Scott Thomas Outlar’s work has been translated into five languages. Recent books include Chaos Songs (2016), Happy Hour Hallelujah (2016) and Poison in Paradise (2017). . Scott is a weekly contributor to the Dissident Voice and also serves as an editor for The Peregrine Muse. His poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Visit 17Numa.wordpress.com for links to his published works and live performances.
Ryan J won his first poetry slam in 2014 at the Bad Mamma Jamma Slam in Milledgeville. While at Mercer University he co-founded the University’s premiere Spoken Word team that placed 20th in the nation at the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in 2015. He graduated from Mercer with a Masters in Engineering Management. Ryan lives in Snellville where he is dedicated to community outreach through Spoken Word and performing arts.