Taylor Steele is a spoken word artist, playwright, and essayist. She received her BA from The New School University, graduating with Departmental Honors in Cultural and Screen Studies. She has been published by Apogee Journal, HEArt Journal, Wicked Banshee Press, Blackberry Magazine, and is a content writer for The Body is Not an Apology. Taylor placed 5th in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and was a member of the winning team at Northbeast Underground Tournament Slam. She is all about self-love and believes in the power of art to change, shape, and heal.