The Blog

  • The Anthropology of Empowerment

    15 Jun 2016

    As featured in The Huffington Post. “What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else.” Lucille Clifton Sometimes people ask if I’m a poet. As the founder of Get Lit, an organization dedicated to empowering youth by asking them to claim iconic poems and perform their own spoken word responses, it’s […]

  • Join the LUMINARIES!

    15 Apr 2016

    Get Lit – Words Ignite has launched their first EVER membership campaign! Become a “Luminary” and get exclusive perks & behind-the-scenes experiences in return. Click HERE to learn more!


    25 Feb 2016

    Get Lit Rising is the story of nineteen young poets and their mentor, Diane Luby Lane. It is being published by Simon & Schuster, released October 25, 2016, but you can pre-order your copy HERE. Together these poets represent literacy and education reform organization Get Lit – Words Ignite, which is taking Southern California by […]