Dave G is a Black poet, performer and actor based in Philadelphia. His work examines Blackness, masculinity, Christianity and mental health through an intersectional lens. In 2018, he won multiple championship titles, including 2017 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Champion, and ranked 4th in the nation in the 2018 Individual World Poetry Slam. In 2020, he was awarded the title of Poet Laureate of PA’s Montgomery County and won the 5th Weimar Poetry Film Award for his short film, Fine China. His work has been featured in the National Black Arts Festival, International Human Rights Art Festival, Wusgood Magazine, Write About Now, VICE Media, among many others. He is also very enthusiastic about yoyos and pickles.