Lorraine Currelley, daughter, poet, writer, essayist, journalist, children’s author, spoken word performance artist. curator and artist. Widely anthologized publications include but are not limited to New Generation Beat Poets 2023, Beat Style Love 2023, Natural Words 2023, Earth: Dig It 2023 and Goddess Anthology 2023. Appointed New Generation Beat Poet Laureate 2023-Lifetime by the National and International Beat Poetry Foundation and appointed National President USA by President & Founder Jeanette Eureka Tiburcio, Mil Mentes Por Mexico International in 2023. A social justice, mental health and anti-ageism advocate and activist. She resides and writes in New York City.