Mar. 10, 2012
Poet Miona Short, 16, is a junior at Walter Payton College Prep High School, but she was representing YOUmedia Chicago in this year's competition. This is her fourth year participating in Louder Than a Bomb. Her piece, The Surrender of Troy Davis, is a harrowing retelling of the September 2011 execution of prisoner Troy Davis in the state of Georgia.