Marissa Mireles Hinds is a creative director, poet, performer, photographer and activist. Marissa has recently spent six months training in film,poetry and performance in London, UK working with The Roundhouse, Media Trust, Film London, The Museum of Archives, Vivienne Westwood, The Amy Winehouse Foundation and The Heritage Lottery Fund. Marissa has published three books of poetry, one of which is titled Poetry for the Mute and it is available online on Amazon and is on the bookshelves inside Mellowpages, a community library in Williamsburg, New York. She has most recently performed at LoveBox and The Camden Beach Festival in London. She resides in Long Beach.