Jorge Mena, 18 - 3rd year in LTABErik Salgado, 15 - 1st year in LTABReyna Celedonio, 16 - 1st year in LTABFredrique Bautista, 15 - 2nd year in LTABThe poets of Noble Street Charter High School are coached by Jocelyn Hathaway.
Alexia Jeana Willis, 17 - 1st year in LTABAlexa is a member of Team Northside College Preparatory High School where she is coached by Barry McRaith & Lisa Price. This is her first year participating in Louder Than a Bomb.
The members of Team Native Lynx: Marvin Gutierez, Marcie Saldana, Britteney Conner, Eddie Garcia, Johnny Lowe, Negwes White and Ashleigh Wolsord are coached by Stacey Dugan. These six young Chicago authors explain what it is like for them living in inner-city