Yuki Jackson is an African-American and Japanese poet whose work appears in Cosmonauts Avenue, Foundry, Entropy, and others. She is the founder of The Battleground, a youth program in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood of Tampa, Florida. Yuki also teaches writing at Ringling College of Art and Design. Her writing is inspired by her Soka Gakkai International Buddhist practice, hip-hop lyricism and the art within daily life. She can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @YukiJacksonPoet.