is a recent graduate of Saint Mary's MFA program. He is a Kundiman fellow and a highly regarded veteran of the National Poetry Slam scene. Jason has worked with homeless youth for most of his adult life and is now working and seeking work as a college professor. His work has been published in Maganda Magazine, the 2005 National Poetry Slam anthology, Seventeen Hills, and Write Bloody's classroom anthology, Learn Then Burn. He has been on 7 National Poetry Slam teams and is the 2010 IWPS representative for Oakland. He is also Literary Death Match's 100th episode winner. He performs regularly around the Bay Area and sometimes outside of it.