Alexa Patrick is a singer and poet from Connecticut. Alexa is a Cave Canem Fellow and 2019 Head Coach of the D.C. Youth Slam Team. She has held teaching positions through Split This Rock, The University of the District of Columbia, and the Center for Creative Youth at Wesleyan University. She has also coached the slam teams of American University and George Washington University for the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. Alexa is an open mic host at Busboys and Poets, and has performed at The Schomburg Center and the Kennedy Center. You may find Alexa's work in publications including The Quarry, CRWN Magazine, and The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic.