YNME Artist Photo:

Marshall Gillson



YNME is a homegrown company servicing creatives of color. YNME performs talent booking, professional development, community engagement, marketing, branding, and creative support for artists.


We are a collective of award-winning and internationally recognized poets, authors, teaching artists, consultants, activists, community organizers, facilitators, DJ's, playwrights, speakers, and musicians who perform with the intention to express, educate, ignite, and celebrate our art form(s) with various communities. 


Book YNME Artists at your High School, College, University, Conference, Festival, Training, Book Reading, Panel Discussion or Event.  



YNME artists are internationally recognized & award winning writers and performers. Each YNME artist represents different identities, backgrounds, and areas of expertise The YNME roster has been featured in: Poetry Foundation, Allure, ESPN, The Boston Globe, NPR, NBC BLK, PBS Newshour, Huffington Post, Essence, and collectively over 500 colleges & universities across the globe. 

Ariana Brown |  Aurielle Marie |  Marshall Gillson 

Janae Johnson  | Jonathan Mendoza |   Porsha Olayiwola

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