Zachary Suri is the co-host, co-producer, and poet-in-residence for This is Democracy. Zachary is an undergraduate at Yale University, where he studies languages, history, and literature. He writes regularly for the Yale Daily News. Zachary’s poetry has been published by numerous publications, including CNN.com and Urbanitus.com. He was the 2022-2023 Austin Youth Poet Laureate and a recipient of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Silver Key and AISD Trustees’ Scholar Award. You can hear him discuss his poetry on public radio.