Nia June

Nia June

In this episode of the truth in this art, Rob Lee is in conversation with Nia June. Nia June is a Baltimore native, published poet, filmmaker, performer, dancer, arts educator, and author of Paper Trails of the Undying. In 2020, she was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as Best Poet of Baltimore.
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June is a Baltimore native, published poet, filmmaker, performer, dancer, arts educator, and author of Paper Trails of the Undying. In 2020, she was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as Best Poet of Baltimore. Her directorial debut, A Black Girl's Country, featured in national and international film festivals and was recently acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art as a part of their permanent collection. Nia serves her community as an arts educator, teaching dance, film, and creative writing to Baltimore youth. Her most recent film, The Unveiling of God / a love letter to my forefathers made its premiere in Baltimore, MD in October 2021. The film illustrates Black men in the community through moving portraits, poetry, dance, and music. June is a proud member of the Baltimore community and it shows at the center of her work.

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