Jasmine L. Combs is a writer, performer, and event organizer from Philadelphia, PA. In 2016 she received her bachelor's in English from Temple University, where she also served as Creative Editor for the undergraduate literary magazine and Events Coordinator for Babel Poetry Collective.
Jasmine was the 2015 Grand Slam Champion of The Philly Pigeon Poetry Slam, a 2015 National Poetry Slam semi-finalist, and a 2016 College Union Poetry Slam Invitational champion. She also won the 2015 Apiary Magazine STUNG Writing Contest and her winning piece "Night Child" was turned into an animation. Her work has been featured on Button Poetry, SlamFind, Blavity, The Huffington Post, and published in Apiary, Vagabond City Lit, Luna Luna, and WusGood? In 2014 she published her first chapbook Universal Themes.
As a Black woman, Jasmine’s work focuses on the intersecting relationships between Blackness, womanhood, girlhood, mental illness, love, and home. She is currently a member of The Philly Pigeon Collective and a manuscript editor for Literary Bae.