Joanna Hoffman is a spoken word poet originally from Silver Spring, Md., and now living in Brooklyn. She has been on five National Poetry Slam (NPS) teams. In 2006, her team performed on Finals stage and ranked 4th in the nation. In 2007, she was the D.C./Baltimore Grand Slam Champion and the Individual World Poetry Slam (IWPS) representative for Baltimore. In 2011, she represented Urbana at the 2011 Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWPS), National Poetry Slam, and Individual World Poetry Slam, placing in the top 10 at all three. In 2012, she represented Louder Arts at WOWPS, placing 4th overall, and is the Grand Slam Champion for the 2012 Urbana team. She is the 2012 Champion of Capturing Fire, the queer international poetry competition.
She performed a range of works tied to the themes of the Feminist.com 20th anniversary event.
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