2020 Headshot_ Sabrina Sellers and Mel O

Alan Pelaez Lopez

Writer | Performance Artist | Educator

Photo: Sabrina Sellers, Mel Octavino



YNME is a company servicing Creatives of color. YNME performs talent booking, professional development, community engagement, marketing, branding and creative support for artists.


We are a collective of award-winning and internationally recognized poets, authors, teaching artists, consultants, activists, community organizers, facilitators, playwrights, speakers, and musicians who perform with the intention to express, educate, ignite, and celebrate our art form(s) with various communities. 


YNME artists are internationally recognized & award winning writers and performers. Our Roster has been featured in: Poetry Foundation, Allure, ESPN, The Boston Globe, NPR, NBC BLK, PBS, Huffington Post, Essence, and collectively over 500 colleges & universities across the globe. 



Ariana Brown |  Marshall Gillson | Janae Johnson 

Jonathan Mendoza |  Porsha Olayiwola | Alan Pelaez Lopez

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.