Jennine “DOC” Wright

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This week we speak with mother, writer, artivist and educator Jennine “DOC” Wright

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Jennine “DOC” Wright lives here in Austin, Texas; she has competed in the Women of the World Poetry Slam competition, the Southern Fried Poetry Slam competition and has been on multiple National Poetry Slam teams to include Killeen Poetry Slam that placed 2nd overall in the nation in 2012 and Neo Soul Poetry Slam coming in 1st in the nation in the group piece finals in 2013, 2nd in 2014, and 3rd in 2015. Jennine currently teaches English at Huston-Tillotson University and serves as the Executive Director of the Speak Piece Poetry Project, a youth writing and poetry slam mentorship program. Jennine has authored a chapbook titled “A Long Time Coming” and recorded a spoken word CD entitled “Real Talk”. She also starting MFA in poetry in May.