Devin Jones is an Asheville, NC native. He has been writing poetry since he was in the 7th grade and since then he has competed on the local and national scale. He was on Asheville’s Brave new voices nationals team for 3 years in a row and has competed in San Francisco, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. He has performed at The Kennedy center in Washington D.C. Locally he has performed at the Diane Worthem theater, Firestorm books and cafe, NC stage, Rainbow Community School, Burton Street community center, The YMI Cultural Center, The Block off Biltmore, the Grove Park Inn, the Orange Peel, the Edington Center, as well as the Wesley Grant center. He has also hosted a number of events around Asheville. He is excited to be here and looks forward to being apart of this great event.