Darnell “DeeSoul” Carson

Editorial Assistant

Darnell “DeeSoul” Carson is a Black queer poet, performer, and educator from San Diego, CA and co-director of the award-winning Stanford Spoken Word Collective. A two-time CUPSI finalist, his work has been featured or forthcoming on Write About Now Poetry and Button Poetry, and in The Adroit Journal, The Unified Anthology, The Oakland Arts Review, and elsewhere. He is currently pursuing a degree in Cultural/Social Psychology with a minor in Creative Writing at Stanford University, where he has also led two-quarter long poetry workshop courses. You can find more about his work at deesoulpoetry.com, and find him online on Instagram or Twitter @deesoulpoetry.