Kwan Booth

Digital Content Manager, Making Contact Radio
Digital Media Consultant

Kwan Booth is an award winning writer and media futurist focusing on the intersection of communications, community, art and technology. He is the editor of “Black Futurists Speak: An Anthology of New Black Writing” and his work has been published in “CHORUS, a literary mixtape”, “Beyond the Frontier: African American Poets for the 21st Century” and the Journal for Pan African Studies. He curates the semi regular Black Futurists Speak Literary series and is the cofounder of The Black Futurist Project.

A journalist with over 10 years of professional experience, Kwan currently serves as Digital Media Manager for Making Contact Radio and cofounded the hyperlocal news website Oakland Local. He has consulted and led workshops on technology and the future of journalism for organizations including the Knight Center for Digital Media, The Kapor Center for Social Impact, The National Conference on Media Reform and The International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. He writes at

Interests: Fundraising and management  for artists| How to generate multiple revenue streams through the Arts | Business structures as they relate to micro-businesses and soloprenuers
Skills:  Innovative approaches to problem solving  | Writer and creator of text-based content | conceptualizing, developing and managing online projects

EAP Fellowship Research Team: Arts & Enterprise