Services

Services

performance

Alora performs original spoken word poetry. She performs in sets of 1-3 poems.

commission

Alora will compose spoken word poems for events. Prices may vary based on the length of the poem. Please contact the email below for more information.

Teaching

Alora works with elementary school students in her program, Aboveground teaching creative writing and BIOPIC history.

TedX speaker

Actress

Dreamer

Quotes

“They say that the victor decides how history remembers the world, but I disagree. I think the artist decide how history remembers the world.”

Alora Young

“Black Womanhood is being asked to bring gifts to parties you were never invited to.”

Alora Young
Alora Young
Alora Young

Alora Young is the Youth Poet Laureate of Nashville, Tennessee. She is the chief editor of “The Burro Underground,” a TedX Speaker, a scholastic gold medalist, a Young arts finalist in spoken word, a recipient of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, spring Robinson/mahogany red-lit prize, and the International Human Rights Day rising advocate award. She is the founder of AboveGround, a nonprofit organization seeking to create equity in Nashville elementary schools through a combination of creative writing and black history. She has previously been published in the New York Times, Signal Mountain Review, Rigorous Mag, and Ice Colony Jornal she has wanted to be a poet since the age of 2 and hopes to one day be the world’s greatest grandma/supreme court justice.