Talicha J. is an American Poet and author of the upcoming poetry collection, Falling in Love with Picking Myself Up. She has competed in slams with the Respect Da Mic Slam team of Charlotte, NC in 2010. Talicha has also been a competitor on a national level at the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2014 and the Women of the World Poetry Slam in 2014 and 2015 . She released her first poetry album, In the Making last May. Her work has appeared in Germ, The Legendary, Four Quarters, Concrete Generation Online, and Boston Poetry Magazine.