Julian Randall is a performance poet, educator, and arts education advocate. A Chicago native, Randall has pursued a career in poetry since 2011. In this time his work has shared the stage with Andrea Gibson, Phil Kaye, and Denice Frohman. A two-time national college slam competitor Randall also placed 3rd in Young Chicago Author’s Louder Than A Bomb University a national individual college slam event. His work documents his journey through the world exploring concepts of social justice, Blackness, Latinidad, masculinity, love and the search for home. His first collection of poems On The Way Here, is available from 2Rise Press.