Tracey Dahl is a poet in the Albuquerque community and the real life Lisa Simpson. She coached the ABQ Youth Unidos Poetry Slam Team in 2010 and 2011. She was 2010 Haiku Deathmatch Champion, the youngest and first woman to hold the title. She continues to work with the youth, teaching poetry and performance. She began writing at the age of 19, diving head first into slam and joining the Duke City Youth Poetry Collective. She has not stopped writing since. It is her goal to bring poetry into schools around the state and to help students discover their own voice. She has been published in Cliterature, Pemmican and Adobe Walls Anthology. She is currently working on her first manuscript.
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