JR Mahung (He/They) is a Belizean-American poet from the South Side of Chicago, now teaching, writing, and studying in Amherst, MA. JR helps organize the Louder than a Bomb MA youth poetry slam and The Plantain Collection, a poetry reading and conversation series for writers of diaspora. Their second collection of poems Since When He Have Wings is available on Pizza Pi Press. JR loves his grandmother very much. Follow them @jr_mahung.