Glenn North is currently serving as a consultant for Education and Community Programs at the Black Archives of Mid America while also pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is a Cave Canem fellow, a Callaloo creative writing fellow and a recipient of the Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award and the Crystal Field Poetry Award. Glenn provided the poetic narration for the award winning film short, May This Be Love and did a guest appearance on the popular ABC family drama, Lincoln Heights. He has shared the stage with many legendary African American poets including Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez and Amiri Baraka. His work has appeared in Kansas City Voices, One Shot Deal, The Sixth Surface, Caper Literary Journal, Platte Valley Review, Kansas City Voices, Cave Canem Anthology XII, The African American Review, and American Studies Journal. He also collaborated with legendary jazz musician on the critically acclaimed recording project, Check Cashing Day.