Megan LeAnne Smith is a poet, teaching artist and performer from Nashville, TN. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Flumes Magazine, Native Magazine, Women Arts Quarterly, The Write Launch and Versify Podcast. She has performed alongside numerous local, national, and international organizations including Floyd Fest, American Daredevil, Beyond Wings Circus, Imagine Festival and Destination Imagination. She is the winner of MTSU Collage's 'Best Poem' Fall 2015. Currently, Megan serves as a Poet Mentor for Southern Word, Nashville's non-profit teaching arts organization, empowering youth to act as leaders in their community through literacy, performance, and spoken word. She believes in you.