HELLO JOY is a blissful dive into the current of sorrow and ecstasy which make up the cycles of our depression. This collection is an ode to all the simple moments of pleasure that pull us back to the shoreline, that despite our surmounting darkness will always and inevitably find our joy again.
Born and raised in San Jose's Seven Trees Neighborhood, Bay Area Spoken Word Poet Jarvis Subia is a Queer Latinx flower-loving Millennial devoted to performing poems from his heart to yours.
The 2019 Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary's Incubator Fellow, the recipient of the 2019 Silicon Valley Creates & Content Magazine's Emerging Artist Award, a 2019 Multicultural Artists Leadership Institute (MALI) fellow, San Jose; Poetry Slam's 2018 Grand Slam Champion, and has competed in 14 national and regional poetry slam. He has been a teaching artist throughout the Bay Area for the past 5 years. Jarvis is currently living in the Boston area attending the Harvard Graduate School of Education.