Jason Bayani
Program Manager, Kearny Street Workshop

Jason Bayani grew up in the Bay Area and earned his undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University and his MFA degree in Poetry at Saint Mary’s College of California. He spent nine years working for Larkin Street Youth Services and, as an educator, has taught at Saint Mary’s College, Southern Careers Institute in Austin, and New Haven Unified School District. He’s also taught writing workshops across the country. Jason is a published poet having released his first book, Amulet, through Write Bloody Publishing. He’s performed on stages across the US and in Europe and is a veteran of the National Poetry Slam scene. He’s a Kundiman fellow and is one of the founding members of the Filipino American spoken word troupe, Proletariat Bronze.


EAP/SFBA Fellowship Affinity Group: Creative City