Simone Savannah

Felipe PenaSimone Savannah is currently a PhD Student in English-Creative Writing at the University of Kansas. Simone received her BA in English-Creative Writing and MEd in Cultural Studies from Ohio University. Her research interests include African American Literature & Poetry, Black Feminism/Womanism, and Black Female Sexuality. She is currently working on a chapbook of poems based on the psychology of love and sexuality.

During her time at Ohio University, she worked on a number of projects and events, including Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Men Can Stop Rape Training Luncheon. These events are geared towards the eradication of sexual and domestic/relationship violence on college campuses. She is currently a member of the Delta Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Simone serve as Historian for the chapter. In her spare time, she enjoys jogging, writing, reading, attending Bikram Yoga classes, making green smoothies, and FaceTiming with her baby nephew, Breaker.