Poet | Author | Activist | Photographer
About Cydney Brown
Cydney Brown is the Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate and author of “Daydreaming”. She is a Junior at Abington Friends School and has been writing poetry since she was in 5th grade. The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6abc, and Fox29 featured Brown. She loves how there are no limitations with writing. She has recited her poetry at Benjamin Franklin Hall, Lincoln University, The Ideas We Should Steal Festival and Kelly’s Writers house. Her poetry explores the topics of social justice, self-image, love, and human nature. She won first place in The National Hip Hop workshop poetry competition and loves to perform spoken word poetry. In school, she is the Clerk of the Poetry Club, Black Student Union, and Co-Clerk of the Literary Magazine. She is a Gold Award Girl Scout and enjoys selling Girl Scout Cookies. Cydney also enjoys leading her mentoring program Project G.O.O.D. (Girls Overcome Obstacles Daily), baking, teaching children tennis and posting on her poetry account @cydtalks. Cydney wishes to inspire people to speak their truth and share her poetry with the world.