Miles Hardingwood


Miles Hardingwood is a poet, writer, activist, and creative from Brooklyn, New York. He is a 2022 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador and has attended the Kenyon and Iowa Young Writers programs. He has performed at venues such as Federal Hall, the Schomburg Center, the Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Vice President Kamala Harris’s Black History Month celebration. He also co-founded PASSWord, Hunter College High School’s poetry and slam/spoken word club.





12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
State Library, Fifth Floor, Capitol View Room
National Student Poets 2023 with Louisiana Poets Laureate
with Darrell Bourque, Jacqueline Flores, Miles Hardingwood, Shangri-La Hou, Kallan McKinney, Gabriella Miranda, Mona Lisa Saloy, and moderator Hannah Jones

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Cavalier House Books Tent
Book Signing

2023 National Student Poet, Northeast Region


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