Libby Mislan

untitled-6363Libby Mislan is a poet and community-based artist in Queens, New York. Inspired by the intersections between poetry, music, and dance, she has collaborated extensively with dancers and musicians to create multidisciplinary works. She graduated with her MFA in poetry in 2018 from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she studied the intersections of poetry and body wisdom. Her work weaves the personal and the political in explorations of ancestral lineage, personal, collective and ecological healing, and radical re-imaginings. Libby works as a teaching artist with Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Community Word Project, and Urban Arts Partnership’s Story Studio program. Her most recent poetry project, Queens Flora, was funded by Queens Council on the Arts, explored the plant life of the Ridgewood Reservoir. To see more of Libby’s work, visit www.libbymislan.com