Slam poet most widely known for What Learning Leaves as well as the Last Time even as we Are. His slam poetry albums consist of Icarus Airlines and Poems from so on Free Area. He went to Bowdoin University and Kansas Condition College or university. He was highlighted within a 1997 documentary film entitled SlamNation. He wedded Marie-Elizabeth Mundheim in 2006 and divorced her in 2012. He wed Rachel Kahan in 2013. He performed with Defeat poet Allen Ginsberg.