EDITORS + FOUNDERS
ELLE AVIV NEWTON
Elle Aviv Newton is a cultural producer, writer and editor. A fourth-generation native of Oakland, California and a graduate of Mills College, Newton’s writing has appeared in print, radio and digital space, and was recently adapted for the stage. She regularly leads writing workshops and curates happenings in California and elsewhere. She is editor and cofounder of Poets Reading the News and works as a Poet in the Schools. Connect with them at www.elleavivnewton.com or on Twitter.
J Spagnolo is a poet, activist, teacher, and cultural producer in Berkeley, California. Spagnolo has shared poetry through radio shows, film festivals, podcasts, publications, and events around the world. Along with Newton, Spagnolo cofounded and edits Poets Reading the News. Connect with them via Twitter.