Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods is a poet and singer from Chicago, IL. She is the Associate Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors and a member of the Dark Noise Collective. Her work has been published by Poetry Magazine, Haymarket Books and Third World Press. Her first solo album is due out this summer on Closed Sessions, an independant record label based in Chicago.   Photo by Bill Whitmire.

Blk Girl Art

“Poems are bullshit unless they are eyeglasses, honey /
tea with lemon, hot water bottles on tummies.”