Rashad Wright is the former Poet Laureate of Jersey City, the only two-time Grandslam Champion of Jersey City Slam and was ranked 25th in the country at the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2018. He is a multidisciplinary performance writer and the author of Romeo’s Whiskey, which blends poetry and memoir. He is a veteran of the United States National Guard and a graduate of New Jersey City University receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in English: Creative Writing.