Gradalove is a spoken word poet, inspirational speaker, and YouTube content creator currently based out of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She has been writing since she was very young but took the initiative to actively pursue performance poetry this year. Her pieces are reflections of her experiences- all aspects of love, self-discovery and storytelling observations. Gradalove has been a featured poet at Interpretations III: The SELF-LOVE Project, Whiskey Girl‘s For The Love of Our Men, Poetic Portion at Golf Ultra Lounge, and most recently at Love, Pain & Poetry‘s The Therapy of Expression at the Baltimore RL Hotel. Gradalove was also the spotlight poet at Busboys and Poets Shirlington. She has also performed at open mic events/venues including Bus Boys & Poets’ Open Mic, Word is Born Open Mic at Apache Cafe hosted by Dichotomy and Pure Poetry DC hosted by Orville the Poet. Gradalove recently added poetry slam judge to her experience after being asked to judge High Roads Academy’s annual poetry slam. Gradalove’s performances can be found on her YouTube channel!