Miles Hodges is an internationally acclaimed writer and performance poet. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Miles is a founding member of The Strivers Row - the groundbreaking collective that helped turn spoken word into a globally recognized platform for storytelling. Miles was named one of The Root’s 100 Young Futurists and was the inaugural artist-in-residence of the The New York Public Library where he founded the Live from Rikers series. His work has be featured on HBO, TVOne, and in The New York Times. Miles lives in Harlem.