Meet Jae Nichelle, a dynamic and accomplished poetry slam champion whose journey into the world of spoken word began at a remarkably young age. At the tender age of 15, Jae fearlessly stepped into the electrifying atmosphere of poetry slams, captivating audiences with her raw and powerful performances.
Jae's exceptional talent quickly caught the attention of the poetry community, and at just 17 years old, she emerged as one of the inaugural victors in the prestigious 2014 Youth Speaks' national "Raise Up" competition. This early recognition was a testament to her exceptional prowess in crafting evocative verses that resonate deeply with audiences of all ages.
Since her breakthrough, Jae Nichelle's spoken word poems have found a global stage, drawing immense praise from enthusiasts and critics alike. Notable platforms such as Write About Now, Speak Up Poetry Series, and Button Poetry have showcased her mesmerizing performances, earning her a devoted following and millions of views online. Her viral piece, "Friends With Benefits," delves into the realm of anxiety, touching the hearts of countless viewers.
Jae's performance style has been described as a captivating fusion of mesmerizing and even seductive elements, truly leaving audiences spellbound wherever she graces the stage. Her unique ability to connect emotionally with listeners makes her a force to be reckoned with in the poetry realm.
Beyond her stage presence, Jae Nichelle's written poetry has graced the pages of esteemed publications like Frontier Magazine, Best New Poets 2020, TRACK//FOUR Journal, ColorBloq Magazine, The Washington Square Review, The Offing Magazine, Muzzle Magazine, Vinyl Poetry and Prose, Blue Agave Literary Magazine, Freezeray Poetry, The Tulane Review, and Solstice Literary Magazine. Her evocative words continue to resonate with readers, offering a window into the depths of the human experience.
Jae's remarkable journey culminates in her debut collection, "God Themselves," a profound and soul-stirring compilation of her poetic masterpieces. This powerful collection is readily available for poetry enthusiasts everywhere, allowing readers to immerse themselves in the brilliance of Jae Nichelle's literary artistry.
As a poetry slam champion, viral sensation, and published poet, Jae Nichelle stands as an inspiring force in the world of spoken word. Her unwavering dedication to her craft and her ability to touch the hearts of audiences around the globe ensure that her impact on the poetry community will be felt for years to come.